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Happy Pro-license user since 2010 (you were, what, 5 at the time?). First build was an i3 in a tower case. I actually just recently retired one of the last remaining drives from that build--not even due to errors, just wanted to rid my system of all old Green 2TB drives for speed purposes. Then, like many people here, I did a JohnM Atlas-clone build around 2012. Aside from adding another HBA and many, many disks, my server has pretty much remained the same since then, happily chugging away 24/7. 

 

Unraid is great for many reasons: the drive aggregation, the continual evolution (VMs, Dockers FTW), the reliability, the community... I've probably turned 10-12 people on to Unraid, and I don't even have many tech-inclined friends. 

 

Happy Birthday, Unraid!!

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I started with a simple FreeNAS server as a fun project a few months ago. It was fun but I was always having some issues with it. I figured that it was probably the lack of knowledge of even some basic linux informaiton. I decided to move everything over to UNRAID for fun and was amazed on how simple everything was. The darn thing just wants to work for you. I will be purchasing my Pro license soon and am so greatful of the Lime-Tech to continue supporting such a great product. I also would love to thank those of you here in the forums that are always helping others out. I can not count the number of forums that I read to add more functionality or troubleshoot something with the system. :)

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A friend turned me on to unraid after being having vmware in my homelab for so many years before. Now I don't think I can go back with the all of the features and flexibility.

 

10/10 would format again for unraid.

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I have been using Unraid for 3 or 4 years and loving it.  We have been looking at it for other projects.

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First and foremost, Happy Birthday 🎂🎉

 

Honestly, since I built my unRaid server it has not been a dull moment of sweat, tears, disappointments, excitement, happiness, and overall enjoyment. With the knowledge I've learned from the awesome community here, I've also helped 3 others build an unRaid environment and they have similar emotions to the experience. The environment started from a simple Plex server and just been growing into a production/development environment for programming and more. 

 

Again thanks for everything and I wish you a bright future and many more birthdays

 

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Unraid has improved my marriage! My wife and I game together, I had a desktop and her a laptop. Her laptop was... let's say poor for gaming. Enter unraid and now she's got a dedicated video card and 4 threads of excellence. I had to sacrifice a few of my threads for her, but it's worth it. Plus, when we're not gaming together I can just allocate all the threads and RAM to me.

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Bought my license just few month ago for my first homelab server. Made it easy to setup my local services.

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I'm a brand new unRaid user, and I have to say that this OS is amazing and I am looking forward to being a long-time user of this OS.  I've got my media server operational and it is working great!  Thanks for being great!

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I went with unraid because it solved all the issues that I didn't like about raid. Not losing all your data if the array fails, adding drives as you need them and not having to rebuild/erase the array. Being able to use drives of different sizes. Are the main ones. Plus to finally move to an os with redundancy is the best thing ever. Haha.

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Unraid has allowed me to consolidate multiple computers thanks to its VM and Docker support, and have a huge amount of reliable storage all in one box.  Happy Birthday, Unraid!

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Stumbled upon this OS through reddit. One of the best decisions I’ve made was to use this amazing piece of software for my server. I love how it is easy to get started but endlessly customisable.

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14 years wow! 14 days into my unraid experience and already hooked.

Awesome software. Keep it UP!

 

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Have been on unraid since 2015. Allowed me to build a server I never thought possible (given my total lack of Linux knowledge).

 

Please keep up the great work

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Happy Birthday unRAID!

 

Been around since January 2012, hard to believe I have been here for half your life. I purchased a dual Pro license back in the day and started with a YAGC (Yet Another GOLIATH Clone) by Johnm. I still have that build with the same flash drive, most of the internals have been upgraded. I then added another system to my environment by using the LimeTech D-316M case to use the second license. Along the way I have spread the word and brought several friends along the way to build their own unRAID systems. To this day I still help them out when they run into issues. It all started out as a way to manage my media collection, but with the addition of Docker to unRAID it has expanded. I use it for backups, cloud storage, reverse proxy, etc. I have really enjoyed the ride and hope that it will keep continue for a long long time.

 

Thank you!

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I have been a happy unraid user for 4 years and it keeps getting better. 🙂

 

Alan

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Been trying out unraid for a month. Tried several others and unraid is staying. Buying a licence on my next paycheck

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  • Owned my server for around 8 months now.
  • I really like that I can continuously add additional hard drives to my array

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