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A fast fileserver with FreeBSD, NVMEs, ZFS and NFS

I have a small server running in my flat that serves files locally via NFS and remotely via Nextcloud. This post documents the slightly overpowered upgrade of the hardware and subsequent performance / efficiency optimisations.

A versatile, open and future-proof audio setup [ part 1 ] Overview

Here are the general components of the setup, as well as planned components. Fear not, most of everything that follows does not imply this setup and is generally usable. You don’t even need a server for the most part. Server · acts as storage for local and remote access · handles maintenance jobs · plays music directly, remote controlled [planned] · runs FreeBSD and ZFS · more details in separate article