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    1019+ on the way. Planning set up. Should I use SHR or Raid 6? Any reason not to have just 1 volume?

    Hi there... I am excitedly preparing for my new toy to arrive and want to be able to get it up and running ASAP after it arrives. I have watched some setup vids and there's a choice to make between 2 disc safety options on SHR (Quick set up) and Raid 6. I will have 5x 8TB, with 2 disc safety =...
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    Home Media Server: RAID 6 Repair vs. RAID 0 Restore

    We have a home media server with about 30TB of video - currently on a RAID 6 array (6x16TB). We run daily versioned HyperBackups via 10GbE, alternating between two other servers that are also RAID 6 arrays (8x 10TB). All drives are Seagate Exos. Additions and changes, day-to-day, are easily...
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    Raid 6 Expandability

    Hey All, I've got a question regarding expanding a RAID 6 Synology NAS. If I've got a 16 Bay NAS unit with 12 drives setup in RAID 6, can more drives of the same size be added to the same pool/volume at a later date? I understand this is a feature of SHR but with different drive sizes but am...
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