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Tired of sifting through incomplete guides, biased reviews, or overly complicated tutorials? You’ve come to the right place. Welcome to my toolkit, where I give you the whole story on tech—no steps left behind.

Here’s what you can expect from my blog:

🔍 In-Depth Reviews: I dive deep into servers, firewalls, and more, providing you with the pros, cons, and everything in between.

🛠️ Step-by-Step Tutorials: Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned pro, my tutorials are foolproof. I walk you through each step, ensuring you come out the other side with new skills and confidence.

🏆 Best Picks: Confused about what to buy? My curated lists of best servers, firewalls, and other tech essentials are here to guide you.

So go ahead, explore my articles, and arm yourself with the knowledge you need to confidently navigate the tech world. I’ve got your back every step of the way.

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Beelink SER6 Max Mini-PC Review

Beelink is known for manufacturing Mini PCs and has established a reputation for offering compact, affordable, and reasonably powerful computers. Their products are often recognized for their small form factor, making them suitable for space-saving setups and light computing tasks.

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Proxmox containers vs vm

Proxmox Containers vs VM: Which is Right for Your Needs?

Setting up a server can sometimes feel like navigating through a maze, especially when faced with the containers vs. VMs dilemma. Are you struggling to decide between Proxmox Containers and VMs for your server setup? You’re not alone. Going down this road and pairing that journey with thorough research on the Proxmox platform, I’ve gained some clarity that might be the beacon you need in your setup endeavors.

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Synology SSL certificate

Quick Synology SSL Certificate Setup – Secure Your NAS with Letsencrypt

Keeping your Synology NAS secure is crucial to protect your data from unauthorized access, and an SSL (Secure Socket Layer) certificate plays a vital role in this. When you set up an SSL certificate, it involves handling several SSL files. These include the certificate, the private key, and often intermediate certificates, which establish a trust chain to a root certificate.

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Best Hard Drives for a NAS

The 5 Best Hard Drives For A NAS: A Comprehensive Review

Have you ever found yourself drowning in the sea of tech specs while hunting for that perfect hard drive to slot into your NAS setup? Trust me, I get it; the struggle is real. That’s why I’ve done the heavy lifting for you, combing through the digital wilderness to uncover seven stellar hard drives that promise to elevate your NAS experience.

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Synology virtual machine

Synology Virtual Machine

Imagine unleashing the true power of your Synology NAS by delving into virtualization with Virtual Machine Manager. Continue reading to unveil how this groundbreaking technology can revolutionize your computing experience. Not only is it a cost-effective solution for running virtual machines, but it also outshines alternatives like Proxmox or VMware ESXi.

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Hemelab network

Homelab Network: The Complete Guide to build a lab network

Have you ever dreamt of building your own personal lab network right in the comfort of your own home? Well, you’re in luck! In this comprehensive guide, we’ll dive deep into the world of homelab networks, exploring why they are valuable for IT professionals and providing practical steps to help you get started.

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Home lab dns server

How to Setup a Home Lab DNS Server for your domains

Setting up a home lab DNS server may sound like a daunting task reserved for IT professionals, but fear not! You will gain a deeper understanding of how the internet functions and have complete control over your domains, creating a playground of endless possibilities.

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Homelab Software & Hardware I use

Homelab – Software and Hardware I use

Today, I’d like to tell you about some of the hardware and software I use in my homelab to stay up to date. Since my clients often ask me for recommendations on hardware and software, I find it important that I use those tools on a daily basis. Practise what you preach! Also, it is vital in the IT field to constantly stay informed about emerging trends, new technology and the pros and cons.

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setting up SSH keys on Synology

Setting Up SSH Keys on Synology

This guide is designed for anyone looking to enhance their Synology NAS security, from beginners to seasoned tech professionals. Let’s get started on our journey to secure Synology SSH access!

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Dell PowerEdge vs HP ProLiant: Server Showdown 2024

Choosing the appropriate server for your business is of paramount importance. The correct server can significantly enhance data management stability, streamline processes, protect critical data better, and improve overall organizational efficiency. Conversely, a poor server choice can lead to substantial financial loss due to either high maintenance costs or insufficient efficiency and pose grave security threats to your data.

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