Servers

RAID or ZFS Storage Guide

It’s 2022 and you want to set up some local large disk storage. What should you use? I recommend using ZFS as a good general-purpose storage solution and I want to cover what it does well and what it doesn’t do great at. I’ve been running a small ZFS pool for a few years now. But keep in mind, if you have custom [...]





Servers

Dell RPS-720 Cable Pinout

If you own a Dell Redundant Power Supply unit (e.g. RPS-600 or RPS-720), hopefully you have the original 4 cables it came with because they are very difficult to find and you can’t even order them from Dell. There are not many details about these cords online which adds to the mystery of them. Interestingly, they are not as [...]




Networking

WIFI Signal Degrades More Than You Think


Node-RED

Using Node-Red to send commands to Wifi LED Controllers