Boston Linux & UNIX was originally founded in 1994 as part of The Boston Computer Society. We meet on the third Wednesday of each month at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Building E51.

Building a Home Server with Proxmox and TrueNAS SCALE

Date and Time

Wednesday, March 20, 2024 from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm


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Shankar Viswanathan , AMD Semiconductor - shankar.viswan gmail com


Shankar shows us how he built a new home server using Proxmox and TrueNAS SCALE



Shankar Viswanathan is the lead performance architect for AMD's Strategic Silicon products. He has worked on the design and verification of several generations of AMD processors. Most recently, he was on the design team for the SoCs that power game consoles such as the PlayStation5 and the Steam Deck. His general interests like at the intersection of performance and security in hardware platforms.

Meeting Notes


  1. Proxmox Virtual Environment
  2. TrueNAS SCALE

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