Which is better FreeNAS or OpenMediaVault?
The Best NAS Software for Your Needs FreeNAS: Best for enterprise users or home users with lots of storage. OpenMediaVault: Best for home users and small businesses, especially with low powered equipment. Amahi: Best for users looking for a full media server experience with NAS features included.
What can you do with OMV?
OpenMediaVault is a Debian based special purpose Linux Distribution to build a Network Attached Storage (NAS) System. It provides an easy to use web-based interface, Multilanguage support, Volume Management, Monitoring and a plugin system to extend it with LDAP, Bittorrent, and iSCSI capabilities.
Is Amahi any good?
Amahi Home Server is an excellent media streamer with cool features. Taking everything into account, Amahi proves to be an excellent media server. It comes bundled with cool features for turning your PC into a device for sharing your photos, music, and movies with other people.
What is Amahi?
Amahi is software that runs on a dedicated PC as a central computer for your home. It handles your entertainment, storage, and computing needs. You can store, organize and deliver your recorded TV shows, videos and music to media devices in your network.
Can you upgrade from TrueNAS core to TrueNAS scale?
Migrating from CORE to SCALE TrueNAS CORE 12.0 and later users can now migrate to SCALE! This update can be performed with an . iso and USB stick and preserves much of your existing CORE configuration.
Why did I Choose OMV over FreeNAS?
I chose OMV just because of the gigantic amount of RAM FreeNAS requires. And this is what bugs me. Why such a difference between the two OSes? I know they don’t share the same foundations as FreeNAS is built upon FreeBSD and OMV upon Debian but I’m sure it doesn’t explain everything? FreeNAS uses ZFS, which is pretty memory intensive.
Is OMV a good file system?
It’s supposedly good, for for Linux it’s still a beta file system, unlike on Solaris and FreeBSD. Last question : is omv as demanding in terms of ram usage as freenas if I install zfs support? Is it really that better than other file systems? Generally, OMV (Debian) will use a similar amount of RAM as FreeNAS.
What is the difference between FreeNAS and ZFS listed requirements?
So, the difference between FreeNAS listed requirements and other application/OS listed requirements for ZFS, is less what the system really needs and more what the Project Team thinks is required and/or is comfortable with.
Should I use rsync or RAID 1 with OMV?
If you only plan to have two drives, you may wish to consider simply syncing the two regularly with Rsync using the scheduling tab in the OMV web interface. One of the moderators suggested that to me when I was first using OMV, and I found it to be much simpler, and more stable, than setting up RAID 1.