Is VS and QNAP TS-977XU-RP reliable?

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Is VS and QNAP TS-977XU-RP reliable?

Post by wasabiz » Fri Mar 08, 2019 2:17 am

Hi All QNAP support and users,

Couple of questions before i go in the rabbit hole.

I am planning to use VS in QNAP TS-977XU-RP-64gb (NoSSD) for a small 20 user office. I will run 4 to 5 vms with 2012R2 with just basic file management, printer, QuickBooks server and small ms access application for 2 users. I also plan to run local vm backup to same box and then send it off to external NAS or QNAP cloud.

Is qnap reliable to run small production environment I mentioned?

Have you encountered any issue? Any comment, suggestion will be highly appreciated?

Company is small and don't want to spend too too much money on mainstream servers.

Thank you!


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Re: Is VS and QNAP TS-977XU-RP reliable?

Post by storageman » Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:42 pm

Not on it's own due to Qnap RMA policy of RTB.
Fine if you also purchase breakfix onsite support contract (plenty of third-party companies offer).
Consider having a mix of SSDs and HDDs and run the VMs on SSD.

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