The maker of network storage, Synology has added the entry-level range with a new model. The DS220j it is a System, which is designed to provide basic functionality. It can also be used as a follow-up to the two-year DS218j taken into account, and it has also implemented a System RTD1296 processor. This is a new version of the 64-Bit ARM Chip that has four cores and a clock speed of 1.4 GHz. 512 Mb of RAM and a network card with an RJ45 Port for Gigabit Ethernet. In addition, two of the USB-to-3.2-Gen1-Jacks are in the back.
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The small room into which two 2.5-inch or 3.5-inch drives, fitting, measuring approximately 165 x 100 x 225,5 mm in diameter. These can be matched to the user, both on the JBOD as a single drive or a RAID-1 with redundancy in order to operate. The System must Read and 112 Mb/s and rate of write enable. This is in the context of a commercially available SATA hard disk drive. However, these will not be provided herein in the plant, and will need to be purchased.
Common file systems are supported by THE
On the front of some of the LEDs in the Status indicating whether the network or the units hard disk under a load. The NAS is installed, the operating system, Synology Diskstation Manager. The scope of the user by means of a web-based graphical user interface. Due to the limitations of memory and the ARM CPU is in the System, it tends to be lower for the more complex operating systems, such as FreeNAS.
Synology DS220j (Picture: Synology)
The DS220j used for the storage of the data in the ext4 file system, but it also supports external storage devices that are formatted with the ext3 file system, FAT, NTFS, exFAT or HFS+. In addition, the device and the Windows Active Directory is compatible with and encompasses the SMB, NFS, AFP, and FTP. Up to 100 Connections at the same time it is possible.
Via online retailers such as Amazon, Synology sells it IN any longer. Currently, the System is priced at around 190 euros.