Storage planning for DIY home NAS with Laptop project

In our DIY NAS with Laptop series, the next step is storage planning.

T450 laptop comes with USB 3.0 ports so I want to take advantage of USB to SSD adapters to eliminate mechanical disks.

DIY NAS storage topology

500 GB for NAS from SSD and 500 GB for NFS/SAMBA for VMS from other SSD.

one replica to AMAZON S3 deep archive and one copy to a local USB disk.

DIY NAS storage layout
Laptop NAS storage layout

Hardware used :

Crucial BX500 480GB 3D NAND SATA 6.35 cm

PiBOX India – USB 3.0 to 2.5″ SATA III Hard Drive Adapter 0.5 M

SanDisk 500 GB Extreme Portable SSD 1050MB/s R






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