For over 3 years my Windows Home Server (codename: Shawshank) has been humming along. At this point I would have thought I would have upgraded my server to a new OS, but due to the successor of WHSv1 removing some critical functionality I decided to sit on the sidelines a little longer. Now that Server Essentials […]

Nearly a year ago I wrote a post about building a Mini-ITX HTPC. Since then I have been wanting to build a server to use as a testing ground for Windows Home Server 2011. Since this is meant to be a test server, I wasn’t looking to spend a lot of money. If anything, I […]

My Lian Li PC-Q25B Mini-ITX Tower Case just arrived a few days ago. Supporting up to 7 3.5in Hard Drives, this could be the perfect case for a small  DIY Home Server build. I need to decide if I will just recycle some parts from one of my unused PCs or get new parts, but […]

Unless you have been living under a rock, you have probably heard that Vail, the much anticipated follow up to Microsoft’s Windows Home Server, has been released to the public for Beta testing. As with anything Beta there is always the potential for bugs and instability, so it is generally not recommended to test out […]