What are you thinking?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (Rate This)
Loading...Loading...

The new Drobo FS (which stands for file share) aims to offer the easiest way to both back up data successfully and share it easily on your home network.Now you can know in this post How to change the Drobo FS…..

Data Robotics’ Drobo FS has room for five drives, and a basic 2 TB internal drive ranges these days from about $125 to $200. Get five drives, and you’re looking at $1,100 plus.

The Drobo offers multiple bays for peace of mind. Instead of just dumping a 2 TB drive in the unit as your back-up, Drobo puts the data on at least two drives, so if one fails, you’ve still got the data on the other drive. Add three drives, and you’ve got the original, plus two.

Unlike the original Drobo, which connects to your computer via a USB or Firewire cable, the FS hooks up to your network router, via ethernet, and quickly shows up in the network drives section of your computer — in my case, both my Apple and Windows machines. I transfer material from computer to computer all the time, and the Drobo FS was a much easier solution than using flash drives.

As it is, I own the original Drobo, and have filled it with four 1 TB drives. I haven’t been able to move data from my Windows computer to the Apple, because the drives in the Drobo are formatted for Windows. It’s long been a source of pain that you can’t swap external drives from Apple and Windows computers. But with the FS, and the files over the network, no such woes. Your files show up on both systems.

We know it may seem expensive,” says Jim Sherhart, Data Robotics’ senior director of marketing, “But we can’t make (the FS) fast enough to satisfy demand. We’re 200% ahead of where we thought we would be at this time

After years of pleading, the fine folks over at Data Robotics finally gifted you with a Drobo NAS. They called it the Drobo FS, but we all know what the real skinny is. But is the five-bay, Ethernet-friendly storage robot really a dream come true? We’ve had nothing but success with it in our Time Machine setup, but as with pretty much any networked drive, we’ve heard reports here and there of frustrations and complications.

The knock on those products, I’m told from friends of mine who edit video, is that the stand-alone NAS drives are really slow when it comes to heavy duty video files. I used the FS to access a big 10 GB video file in Apple’s Final Cut Pro and saw no speed issues. Flipping through hundreds of photo files on the FS did seem slower, however, for thumbnails to pop up.

For those who have sprung for the FS, we’re curious to hear what you’d change about the setup. Need more drive bays? Would you prefer a few extra interface options? Would you make the box a little less noisy? Go ahead and get honest down in comments below — we know you need an avenue to vent after the week you just survived, right?

Resources :content.usatoday.com,engadget.com


Porsche 918 Spyder hybrid super car is officially on the verge of production

Augen Gentouch 78 review
You can also press the left/right arrow key on your keyboard to go to previous/next post
  On July 31, 2010(4 years, 3 months ago.)

Recent Products

Buy Now | Compare  
Buy Now | Compare  
Buy Now | Compare  
Buy Now | Compare  
Compare  

What Do You Think?

Loading Disqus Comments ...
Loading Facebook Comments ...

Recent Search

Recent Tutorials

My tutorial is for those who wants to delete those history partially or fully or to disable those if they want.
This tutorial will show you how to stop those videos in your Android mobile not to play automatically.
This tutorial will help you to Disable Auto-Update Of Android Apps in your Android Device. The steps are quite easy to execute.
This tutorial will help you to clear search history from your Google Play Store in your Android Device. The steps are quite easy to execute.
This tutorial is about restoring your deleted WhatsApp chat history in Android for at most 7 days data.
Today I am going to show you how to save places in Android Google Maps and then retrieving those places in Google Maps from any devices.
Do you know that you can turn a shoe box into a phone projector? Don't believe this? See for yourself inside.
Apple has published a new guide detailing how Android users will be able to switch their contents from Android to iPhone.
The trick will let you to check your Facebook messages in the original app without downloading Messenger and it works with both iPhone or Android phone.
Want to block all disgusting ads from your android device? Read the tutorial to know how you can block ads on your Android and save data.
Close You Have To Login
User:
Pass:
Login With »Login With TwitterLogin With Facebook