SysAdmin

Turning SysAdmin into an Olympic sport

The NucNucNuc gets XenServered

The NucNucNuc gets XenServered

In this post, I explore putting XenServer on these NUCs. While XenServer is firmly in the "traditional full-blown hypervisor" category, it would be a potential alternative to expensive VMWare licenses. XenServer

De-virtualizing and migrating FreeNAS

De-virtualizing and migrating FreeNAS

Since I began my HomeLab journey, I've virtualized and de-virtualized FreeNAS a few times. FreeNAS has backup and restore functionality, so it should be easy right? Where it was highly discouraged before, virtualized

From media to Home Lab

From media to Home Lab

For years, I've been running a Media server, outlined here. Over time, it's evolved from a strict XBMC machine, to an Ubuntu server running Plex, sabnzbd, SickBeard, CouchPotato and more. I had some