NAS Compares Thunderbolt QNAP or 10Gbe Synology – Choosing the Right NAS for you

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NAS Compares Thunderbolt QNAP or 10Gbe Synology – Choosing the Right NAS for you

The appeal of network attached storage (NAS) cannot be overstated for photo and video editors in 2019. Content creators, ranging from bedroom business entrepreneurs to high-end studio broadcasters create so many gigabytes and terabytes every day, that it is inevitable that a robust, safe, reliable and accessible array of digital storage is invaluable. Synology and QNAP NAS have fast become to the right answer to these needs, but standard network/internet enabled storage typically hits 1 main stumbling block – speed. The internal speed of your NAS can be accelerated in multiple ways (SSD Cache, improved Memory, better CPUs and tiered storage) but external connections that allow users to DIRECTLY access files and folders on the NAS, whilst still maintaining the ability for hundreds of users to access the NAS at the same time via the network/internet, is one that is not so easy.

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follow official Qnap forum, there is really heavy problem with speed of TB and Win OS based clients. Seems to be TB3 is near by 120MB/s continuously, what is little bit over 1Gbps NIC.
... this problem persists from August 2019 and no patches from MS for that.

so as I wrote somewhere in this forum:
- TB needs a heavy performed CPU, reason of intel core CPU in Qnap NASes with TB
- heavy performed CPU needs an active cooling
- hevy performed CPU and active cooling needs more cost, reason why is Qnap in the price level
- 20+ docker containers can running with Atom Server series, w/o intel core CPU and costly NAS. Ofc with 4Gbps LAG.

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