When I first bought my Synology NAS DS718+, I never expected to “overtake” Google using the “PageSpeed Insights” tool. This is proof that a home NAS is capable of competing even with the most modern hosting services in terms of speed and reliability. Obviously, these results don’t mean much because I don’t have servers all … Read more PageSpeed Insights Says: Mariushosting Faster Than Google
Did you know that Synology advises us to activate an option called “Memory Compression“? According to their official guide: You can enable Memory Compression to improve general system responsiveness under load by compressing the least recently used data in memory. When you have multiple applications running and the memory begins to fill up, the dynamic … Read more Synology: Should I Use Memory Compression?
Filled with emotion, you have unboxed your new Synology NAS. You’ve prepared your new disks and are trying to install the DSM operating system. But your disks are not recognized or detected… It doesn’t matter whether you have HDD or SSD disks installed because you too might find yourself dealing with this problems. In this … Read more Synology: HDD/SSD is Not Detected/Recognized
Have you ever woken up in the morning and opened the Log Center in your Synology DSM and found an error that said: System failed to get External IP? Why does this error appear? What is the direct cause and how do you replicate it? After several tests, I came up with the solution. I’m … Read more Synology: System Failed to Get External IP (Solved)
Pi-Hole is a Linux network-level advertisement and Internet tracker blocking application which acts as a DNS sinkhole (and, optionally, a DHCP server), intended for use on a private network. What is a DNS sinkhole? A DNS sinkhole, also known as a sinkhole server, Internet sinkhole, or Blackhole DNS is a DNS server that gives out … Read more How to Install Pi-Hole on Your Synology NAS