June 13, 2019   backups   bash   homelab   scripting   scripting tidbits   server   storage  
Every day my server runs a backup script, uploading any new files and changes to Google Drive. Here's the (sanitized) script: Things to note: I have a gigabit fiber home internet connection, so bandw...
June 08, 2019   brydge pro   ipad   keyboards   apple  
A few days ago I finally received my long-awaited Brydge Pro keyboard - first impressions after just a few minutes of use were extremely positive. I'm not going to write a long review, but I am happy...
May 28, 2019   homelab   nas   server   storage  
Alas, the $80 10TB drives will not materialize anytime soon. Amazon cancelled all orders, and appear to have issued $20 conciliatory gift cards in apology. I spent a few minutes on a support chat tryi...
May 20, 2019   homelab   server   scripting   plex   backups   bash   scripting tidbits  
A couple posts ago I mentioned that my Plex database backup script wasn't handling deleting old backups, and was eating up space that I had to go in and free up manually. I finally took a couple minut...
May 19, 2019   homelab   nas   raidz   plex   server   storage   zfs  
Early this morning my inbox was filled with alerts from Slickdeals informing me that 10TB Western Digital hard drives were available on Amazon.com for the incredibly low price of $79.99. I thought to...