(2018) Building a media and storage server with TrueNAS Core

I have built this TrueNAS Core (aka FreeNAS) server in 2018 and this post details some of my thoughts on the matter. What, Why TrueNAS Core? TrueNAS Core is a free and open source storage software that offers the ability to use ZFS and start virtual machines and jails (containers). TrueNAS Core is built on …

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1+1=3! Part 25 – The Long-Awaited Arrival of Baby C! (2/2)

Continued from Part 25 – The Long-Awaited Arrival of Baby C! (1/2) The Pushing L, who was checking on my dilation at the moment informed the room that I was 10cm dilated and there would not be a need to inform the anaethestist about my problem because I was ready to push! Omg! I was …

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1+1=3! Part 25 – The Long-Awaited Arrival of Baby C! (1/2)

On 12 Mar 2020, one of the Mar mummies-to-be were talking about how it would be Fri, Mar 13 the next day and she would not want her baby to be born on that day. I had the exact same sentiments too! Earlier in the day, I was still hoping for some signs of Baby …

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1+1=3! Part 24 – Cord Blood Donation

In the recent years, cord blood banking seems to be gaining more and more traction in Singapore; in fact some of these cord blood banking companies are one of the main (title) sponsors of baby fairs. Sunshine and I sat through at least two of such sales talks by two different companies when we visited …

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1+1=3! Part 23 – My Hospital Bag

Sunshine and I had packed our hospital bag way in end-Feb 2020 when I had false contractions. Unlike some of the accounts I read where people brought cabin-sized luggage to the hospital, somehow Sunshine and I found that a normal-sized backpack was sufficient to pack everything we need. We cannot fathom how much things one …

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