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Rated 5 out of 5 by Mike Topcu from It is an excellent product. Could do with another one as I fe all the drive bays full!

Drobo FS Manuals

Unlike moving between traditional RAID levels, there’s no need to reformat or migrate data off of the Drobo FS – potentially saving you hours or days of downtime. Since Drobo is a block level system, guied easily adapts to almost any environment. Pretty happy with it, I will not be updating my mac mini to So far so good, bit noisier than I expected, but easy to set-up, plug in and get going.

This is what makes adding a drive to a Drobo so simple. With Drobo FS, expansion is automatic, instantaneous and access to data is srobo maintained.

Guude can assign different shares and grant permissions so I can share all my media with others on the network, but not give them access to my personal files.

The growing library of DroboApps adds amazing functionality like media, web, and more. Rated 3 out of 5 by Kiwiphotog, from Drobo FS, so far so good. Unit is very sluggish and slow in the drobo admin console though. The drives are quiet, but the cooling fan has a very noisy buzzing rattle sound. I’m using OSX 7. It vuide up all of a sudden Yuide sitting idle, Drobo FS will proactively examine the blocks and sectors on every drive, flagging questionable areas.

For more features have called CS and got a knowledgeable person to guide me through. A given piece of data can be located on any drive, and on any physical location on that drive.


I also have a lot of movies archived on it, and iMovie doesn’t allow you to use it as a drive The Drobo will allow you to mix drive capacities and hot swap at any time for a larger drive without having to reconfigure for it. This allows for continuous expansion as disk capacities grow. Protection from up to Two Drive Failures Enable the dual-drive redundancy option to protect your data from failure of up to two hard drives.

I recommend this product wholeheartedly. This expedites rebuild times and reduces your risk of losing data to an additional disk failure. Drobo Drobo FS reviews. Switch back to single-drive redundancy at any time.

BeyondRAID automatically also reclaims space as you delete files. BeyondRAID technology offers several improvements over traditional RAID-based storage systems, including the flexibility to replace failed disks and increase capacity all without costly downtime.

Drobo FS Manuals

To add capacity, simply insert a new hard disk or replace the smallest disk with a larger one, even when all five disk bays are full.

As you add srobo drives, information stored on the Drobo is spread out across the discs redundantly, so in the event of a hard drive failure, your valuable information remains intact while you replace the failed drive. A Drobo as Unique as you Are Select from a wide selection uder free DroboApps designed to give you the freedom to configure and customize your Drobo FS to meet your own unique set of requirements.

Just plug it into any switch or wireless router and you are ready to go. It allows you to: So far no additional PS problems. BeyondRAID not only keeps your data safe, but will also increase uptime and availability. Slow to initially connect at least.

Proportional Rebuild Times The time it takes Drobo to rebuild data after a drive failure or removal is proportional to the amount of data stored in the pool – meaning the less capacity that is used, even on a 4TB disk, the shorter your rebuild times will be. Unfortunately, Drobo does disappear from dashboard and that is known bug they are working on and that is why 4 stars drlbo it is a big relief to have No RAID protection of priceless family pictures and videos.


To add more space, simply insert a new hard drive or replace your smallest drive with a larger one, even when all drive bays are full.

Whatever system you have, it’s likely you’ll be able to connect to it over your network quickly and easily. Rated 4 out of 5 by Shaunik from Some Hiccups in setup but great product Coming from someone who has used both windows home server and Amahi based Linux server in past, it should mean something. The new drive just provides additional places to store data. Be the first to review this item. Easy Expansion to 16TB Drobo FS holds up to five drives allowing you to effortlessly grow your storage to meet your data capacity needs.

I use Bonjour ddrobo 3. BeyondRAID makes this a simple process drpbo utilizing a technology called “virtualization. Drobo Drobo FS specs. Key features of BeyondRAID include data protection against hard disk failure, instant capacity expansion without downtime, self-management, and automatic healing.

It has a Gigabit Ethernet Interface. Transfer speeds over mbit line is what it is, but there is a hesitation every time I connect to a drive. Drobo Drobo FS accessories. Self-Managing Drobo is highly automated storage.

Easy to understand basic steps and use. You can add hard drives as needed, either to increase capacity, or in the event of disk failure, one of the raid disks can be changed independently from the others. It’s very easy to setup.