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Synology: Diskstation to Diskstation Migration

How to transfer data from one Synology to another directly, and why.


An Astronomer’s Take on the August 21 Solar Eclipse

Hello from your friendly Cisco resident astronomer! On 2017 Aug 21, those in North American will experience a wonderful event called a Total Solar Eclipse: For most of the US, such as those in San Jose, they will experience a partial eclipse: However for the few who venture into the center-line, where totality will exist for about 2 minutes, they…

Storage Basics: When to use SAN v. NAS

This is my answer to a question that came in via Quora: When should a administrator use a storage area network technology and when should he use a network area storage technology? “Network Area Storage” is not a commonly used term. The correct expansion of the NAS acronym is “Network Attached Storage,” which might make the the comparing/constrasting make a…

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