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The perils of "home office" RAID 5

I've had a little stand alone RAID device for several years now. It's a Netgear ReadyNAS NV+ and it works quite nicely. I'm sure I could have something better but, I haven't yet upgraded it apart from adding some memory and changing drives every now and then. I have a second ReadyNAS at my dad's office and my office backs up critical data to that via rsync and a VPN; the one at his end does the same, though most data flows from me to him. I have a third ReadyNAS that I use as a Subversion server (only…
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