Tag: Synology

DS918 Review - Samsung NVMe SSD Box Front

Adding SSD Cache to Synology DiskStation DS918+ with Samsung NVMe M2 SSD

This review will cover the installation of SSD Cache on using and the performance gains it brings to the Synology DiskStation. For the review on the , please refer here. Before I begin, I would also like to thank friends at Synology for linking up with Samsung Asia and their kind gesture of making the…

DS918 Review - Memory Expansion 2

Upgrading Memory on Synology DiskStation DS918+

After setting up the , the next step would be to upgrade the memory modules/RAM from the existing 4GB to something more.  This is especially important if you are going to run more stuff such as Dockers, or even virtual machines in your Synology DiskStation using the Virtual Machine Manager. For those who are familiar…

DS918 Review - External 1

Review of Synology Diskstation DS918+

This is the review of the latest prosumer Network Attached Storage by Synology, the . Although I have been using various models of Synology DiskStation NAS since I bought my DS1511+ back in 200?, DS412+ has always been my favourite model as it provides a balance between expandability (with its 4 Bay) and its quietness…

DSM6.1 - Features 1

Review of Synology DiskStation Manager 6.1 RC

This is the Review of the Synology DiskStation Manager 6.1 RC.  Synology announced the availability of the DiskStation Manager (DSM) 6.1 beta late last year, also inviting adventurous Synology users to join the Synology Beta Program to test and provide their suggestions and comments on the new product. DSM is the brain and heart of all…

Review of Synology Surveillance Station 8 Beta

Last week, I received an email from Synology, annoucing that the latest beta version of their flagship network video recorder (NVR) application, the 8.0 is now available.    For those who knows me, already know that I got quite a number of IP Cameras at home.  Usually, I just use the native apps provided by the…

Review of Synology DiskStation DS216Play – Software

This is the second installment of my review of .  The first portion covers on the hardware aspect of the  and can be found here.  In this second segment, I’ll be covering the initial setup of the DiskStation with DiskStation Manager (DSM) 5.2 followed by an upgrade to DSM6.0 Beta.  I’ll also be doing some 4K…