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I have been working with Drobo tech support for over 5 weeks now and there is no resolution in sight. I use Bonjour mounter 3. The new drive just provides additional places to store data. Feeds movie files with no problems, and I think that when I am editing video it won’t be guidde problem.

Since Drobo is “Data Aware”, it tracks where data is on each disk, so it can differentiate ussr used and unused portions of disk. Drobo works well on OSX No need to worry about data loss.

Rated 3 out of 5 by Kiwiphotog, from Drobo FS, so far so good. Update Unrecognized Zip Code. Virtualization is what enables BeyondRAID to effortlessly change the data arrangement on the drives, for example, changing data stored as a mirror into data stored as parity stripe, without interrupting the user access to data.

With Drobo FS, expansion is automatic, instantaneous and access to data is always maintained. Whatever system you have, vs likely you’ll be dtobo to connect to it over your network quickly and easily. Drobo Drobo FS reviews. It allows you to: Now, expansion is automatic, instantaneous and access to data is always maintained.

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This is superior to traditional RAID, which lacks proportional rebuild times, and is forced relay out every drive block even if it does not contain user data.


This unprecedented flexibility allows for continuous expansion as available hard drive capacities increase. Had a few problems copying files over, not allowing certain files not sufficient permissions but the next day no problems for the same files, seemed a bit random. Having learned that lesson, I keep a spare power supply handy.

Just plug it into any switch or wireless router and you are ready to go. Pretty happy with it, I will not be updating my mac mini to A given piece of data can be located on any drive, and on any physical location on that 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.

Self-Managing Drobo is highly automated storage. Used as primary storage for my photography and video business and home use too. Storage Virtualization BeyondRAID was designed from the ground up to allow the storage capacity of the array to expand and contract.

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

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. The unique enclosure supports hot-swapping hard drives, letting you upgrade your setup on the fly, based on your increasing storage needs.

Redundant Safety Drobo can ensure your data is safe even if a hard disk fails.

Easy to understand basic steps and use. I tried to buy a new PS over the counter. BeyondRAID makes this a simple process by utilizing a technology called “virtualization. The only problem I had with it was the Power Supply. Specifying a guidf amount of storage than is physically available allows you to grow into the volume without having to reformat or migrate your data in order to add capacity.


You 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.

Key features of BeyondRAID include data protection against hard disk failure, instant capacity expansion without downtime, self-management, and automatic healing. 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.

There are no complex configuration screens, DIP switches, confounding choices, web consoles or other complications that prevent so many other storage devices from working out of the box. I am not sure why the drobo is so picky on drives. BeyondRAID not only keeps your data safe, but will also increase uptime and availability.

So far so good, bit noisier than I expected, but easy to set-up, plug in and get going. The drives are quiet, but the cooling fan has a very noisy buzzing rattle sound.

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However it was very hard to find one that matched the output of the original. Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. Highly recommend this to anyone who is serious about backing up data and don’t feel like messing with RAID configurations. You’ll erobo safer knowing that if disks do fail, Drobo automatically enters a state of self-healing wherein it relays out your data across the remaining healthy disks and sectors.

For more features have called CS and got a knowledgeable person to guide me through.