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Date:      Thu, 17 May 2012 16:10:42 -0500
From:      "Dean E. Weimer" <>
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Subject:   Re: FreeBSD Server
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In-Reply-To: <Pine.GSO.4.64.1205171624580.1808@nber6>
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On 05/17/2012 15:29, Daniel Feenberg wrote:
> On Thu, 17 May 2012, lpeth wrote:
>> FreeBSD
>> Dear Sirs;
>> I have a 8core, 32 GB ram server I built myself. AMD cpu, with 
>> Supermicro motherboard. I want to use FreeNAS as a database system, 
>> and I'm wondering what it will cost to use FreeBSD with FreeNAS. I see 
>> the Version I would like is $40 for a four CD set, but that does not 
>> mean I get to use the server version of it. What is the server version 
>> going  to cost?
>> Sincerely,
>> Mark T. Evans
> FreeNAS is effectively a FreeBSD distribution emphasizing storage. It
> is open source and free of cost:
> The CDs are nice, but you can download an ISO also. iXSystems have
> TrueNAS, which is costly. My understanding is that FreeNAS is a 
> subset
> of TrueNAS. See:
> for more information.
> Daniel Feenberg
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They also sell a FreeNAS for home / Small office installs that is vary 
reasonably priced, I have been hoping to have enough spare cash on hand 
this winter to buy one as an upgrade my existing FreeNAS box that was 
built form spare PC parts with a few new hard drives thrown in ever 
since I have noticed the new product on their website.

  Dean E. Weimer

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