• Synchronize two applications that are processing a file on NAS

    We have two different applications that are written in C++ and are running on two different machines (with different operating systems). One's running on Linux, the other on Microsoft Windows. One of the applications updates an XML file on a NAS. The other application actually reads the file. Would...

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  • Connect VLC to DLNA server

    On my Mac, I have a VLC and I'm trying to connect it to a DLNA server on my LAN the actual server isn't appearing in VLC's UPnP auto-discovery. Would there be a way to point the VLC to the server so it can be discovered? Thanks!

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  • How to choose a NAS system

    I'm pretty new to network attached storage and our department is looking to implement NAS to host some of our DFS shares. Has anyone tried this before? If someone has, what's the best way to go about it? Thank you!

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  • Verify health of hard disks using Synology NAS

    I have my NAS (Synology DS413) and three hard disks. I need to check if everything is okay with the disks before I set up RAID / migrate all of my data. But here's the problem: I don't have any PCs, only notebooks. Is there a way to do this with NAS firmware? Also, what tests should I run too?

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  • Access Synology NAS drive using API

    I just purchased a Synology NAS drive and now I need to access it. I've already changed myds.com:5000 with mydomain.com:3456 and I did create a GET request. But it keeps timing out on me. What am I doing wrong? Please help me!

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  • How to copy files from one NAS drive to another

    We have two NAS drives that are connected through a router via Ethernet. We also have a wireless laptop and we request that our data needs to be copied from one NAS drive to the next one. Would anyone know if the network traffic goes directly from one drive to the next? Or through the laptop?...

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  • Turning a hard drive into a NAS

    I just purchased a 2 TB drive and I need it to be available on all of my computers in the house. Would there be a SATA enclosure that can turn a drive into a NAS? Thank you.

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  • Replication – Quick EDD

    Has anyone had experience of migrating from Vision, (OMS ODS), to Quick EDD? I have 6 major Apps all running Vision replication at the moment and I need to upgrade. Quick EDD had been recommended to me and in initial trials it looks good. I just wanted to know if anyone had experience of Quick EDD...

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  • Index files that are stored on a NAS in Windows 7

    Does anyone know of a way to index files that are stored on a NAS in Windows 7? We need our files to be available in Windows Search and libraries. Any help would be appreciated.

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  • Should we put local SQL Server files on NAS or SAN?

    We're preparing to install a new server on SQL Server 2008. Here's our question: What would you recommend - one server with RAID 10 or all the files on a NAS? Or should we just use iSCSI? The new server has about 4 GB of RAM and the database file has 2 GB. What's the best option for us?

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  • How to confirm if RAID drive went bad?

    We have a Synology DS213 that has two 600 GB drives on RAID 1. I think it was two nights ago, it reported that the second drive became degraded and we should replace it. But when we ran the SMART test, it said the drive was fine. Is there to actually confirm that the drive went bad?

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  • How to backup NAS on multiple machines

    Hello experts, We're trying to backup between 50-100 servers to a NAS box each night (It contains files and folders). We actually need the backup application to backup the NAS / perform incremental backups following the full backup. Also, it needs to store versions of each and every file. Is there...

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  • Why isn’t my Windows 8 Pro NAS being recognized?

    A few weeks ago, I updated from Windows 7 to Windows 8. It's been working great but I noticed that my Netgear ReadNAS Duo doesn't show up at all (besides the router control panel). Has anyone seen this before? If so, how can I fix it?

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  • Backup data on Google App Engine

    My organization asked my team to backup all of our data on Google App Engine but we're not sure what's the best way to do this. We looked into running a separate command for each kind of data that we need to backup. Is that the best way to go about this? We would appreciate all the help you can...

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  • How to improve the restore performance in PostgreSQL

    For our restore performance in PostgreSQL, we used pg_dump with the default plain format (which worked okay). But then we started to get time / space improvements when using pg_dump -Fc | gzip -9 -c > However, when we tried to create the database anew, the restore took almost half a day to...

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  • Backup and replicate SQL Server database

    We have a SQL Server database that contains our most recent data. We need to replicate the content into several other servers. But for some reason, we can't use the replicate / sync function to sync to other SQL Server instances. What would be the best way to do this? Thank you!

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  • Backup strategy for MongoDB

    We currently have a dedicated server that has a MongoDB database around 10GB. We need to do daily backups but we can't have downtime. Would it be possible to use a replica on a single disk (with two instances of MongoDB that's running on different ports) and just take the second one offline /...

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  • Handle MySQL backups with Git

    For our MySQL backup, we came up with a pretty good idea but we're not entirely sure. To backup it up, we thought of putting the dump file into a Git repository, and the commit on each dump so we have the most recent copy / we can roll back to a previous backup. But we're not sure of the flaws...

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  • Backup strategy to keep our code safe

    For our code (among other things), we use source-code control to manage different versions and it also provides some backup. But we noticed that the local copy is out of sync with the repository sometimes. Does anyone know of a good backup strategy do keep our code safe?

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  • What’s the best method for PostgreSQL incremental backup?

    We've been using pg_dump piped to gzip to split for PostgreSQL backups. But here's the problem: All of the output files are always changed (so basically the checksum-backup copies all of the data). Is there any other way to perform an incremental backup of a PostgreSQL database?

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