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Not another one of those notes apps am I, right? I mean we have Synology Note Station, a globally popular Evernote, Apple Notes, Bear app, and a million others, so what makes Standard Notes special? Notes? Who needs a notes app...? Before I write a bit why this article should make sense, in case you are not interested in what I have to say and are looking for the know-how of running this on your own Docker (Synology) platform, jump down to the "Requirements" section. Key features of Standard Notes More features can be unlocked with extensions (also free and covered by this tutorial) As you can see from the images above, SN offers a lot. From a modern minimalistic look to a full...
 
Synology DS1621+ vs QNAP TS-653D NAS Drive – Which Should You Buy? If you have been looking for a compact, desktop Network Attached Storage (NAS) solution that can accommodate a RAID 6 environment and still keep things under the £1000-1500 price tag (including hard drives) then chances are that you have been looking at 6-Bay servers – and more precisely at the DS1621+ from Synology and the TS-653D for QNAP. Both of these solutions (in the Promsumer/SMB tier of their respective brands) have been released just over 4 months apart and although both seem similar superficially (6-Bays, Quad-Core 64bit processors, 4GB memory, expandable), even the tiniest further glance shows you that these...
 
Synology DS1621+ vs DS1621xs+ NAS Drive – Which Should You Buy? Right now, if you wanted to buy a Synology Desktop NAS for RAID 6, you are a bit spoilt for choice. The growing popularity and viability of RAID 6 as a configuration (i.e having 2 drives of failure protection) has become far more acceptable thanks to hard drives getting larger and larger in capacity. With modern NAS hard drives, such as the Seagate Ironwolf and WD Red arrive can now arriving in 16TB and 18TB, you can now comfortably accommodate a RAID 6 environment and still have a remarkably large amount of available storage. Alongside this, the performance benefits of RAID 5 and RAID 6 are far higher than they have ever...
 
Brand New Synology DVA3221 GPU Card Enabled Surveillance Server for 2020/2021 One of the main reasons that a lot of businesses look at the Synology NAS platform is because they trust that their data will be safe. Synology has a fantastically good reputation in the field of NAS and part of that comes down to their systems being complete hardware + software solutions. Although a large number of applications in the Diskstation Manager (DSM) platform stand out (Synology Active Backup Sync, Hyper Backup, Office, Chat, Mail, Drive, VMM, etc) one application that get’s a lot of attention (i.e awards) is Synology Surveillance Station. This Enterprise-class, yet incredibly intuitive and...
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