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Move docker containers to new volume on Synology NAS

Move docker containers to a new volume on Synology NAS

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A while ago I made a video on how to create a storage pool on M.2 NVMe’s which you have in those slots in your Synology. Check that video here. In this video, I will show you how to move your docker containers to that new volume, take advantage of those M.2 NVMe’s performance, and keep all the persistent data and configuration.

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Set up a Two-Node VMware vSAN Cluster with vSAN 8.0

Set up a Two-Node VMware vSAN Cluster with vSAN 8.0

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In this video, I will show you how to set up a Two-Node VMware vSAN Cluster with vSAN version 8.0 and benefit from all the enterprise features you would get when using a dedicated SAN infrastructure.

Check the links below for more information on VMware vSAN:
https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/8.0/vsan-planning/GUID-18F531E9-FF08-49F5-9879-8E46583D4C70.html
https://docs.vmware.com/en/VMware-vSphere/8.0/vsan-planning/GUID-80EB3F83-E608-4F1F-8FDC-7CA9078E8922.html

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Use any M2 SSD as Storage Volume on Synology NAS

Use any M.2 NVMe SSD as Storage Pool on Synology NAS

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In this video, I will show you how to set up any brand M.2 NVMe you already have installed in your Synology NAS as a Storage Pool. Now you can benefit from the performance and low latency of those fast NVMe SSDs and leverage it for Virtual Machine storage for example. All the steps in this video are done with a script for the user 007revad on GitHub, so many thanks for automating that process.

Resource links:
https://github.com/007revad/Synology_M2_volume
https://kb.synology.com/en-global/DSM/tutorial/Which_models_support_M_2_SSD_storage_pool
https://www.synology.com/en-global/compatibility?search_by=products&model=DS1621%2B&category=m2_ssd_internal

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Backup VMware Virtual Machines with Synology Active Backup for Business

Backup VMware Virtual Machines with Synology Active Backup for Business

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I am sure a lot of you are running your virtual machines on VMware. Now, if you have a Synology appliance (NAS) running in your network as well, no need to look further for a solid backup solution. You can read more about Synology Active Backup for Business here.

Utilize that Synology today and backup those virtual machines running on your VMware platform. It is easy, simple and fast.

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Cloudflare WARP for secure and private internet access

Cloudflare WARP for secure and private internet access

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Using a VPN to access the internet or your corporate network is nothing new. But using Cloudflare WARP to do that ensures you that that connection is not only protected and fast, but also private! I am using it on a personal level but all the corporate-level requirements for compliance and security can be setup as well. In this video I will show you the Windows and the iOS version of the Cloudflare WARP client.

Check these links to learn more about Cloudflare WARP:
https://developers.cloudflare.com/cloudflare-one/connections/connect-devices/warp/
https://support.cloudflarewarp.com/hc/en-us/articles/360025731113-What-is-the-difference-between-WARP-WARP-and-WARP-Unlimited-

Give it a try.

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Backup Microsoft 365 with Synology Active Backup for Microsoft 365

Backup Microsoft 365 with Synology Active Backup for Microsoft 365

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I am sure a lot of you are already running a Synology NAS or Synology storage solution in your infrastructure. Now, if you also are using Microsoft 365 services you are in luck! Synology offers a very robust and easy backup solution for all that data in Microsoft 365. Read more about Synology Active Backup for Microsoft 365 here.

The best thing is…it won’t cost you a thing. Just some time to set it up and you can see all the steps in my video. It’s amazing when IT just comes together.

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