Storage technologies

Storage technologies

A redesigned Storage Manager, new performance optimization features, and more safeguards against data degradation.

Improved management experience

New Storage Manager makes it easier to troubleshoot, monitor, and maintain your Synology NAS.

Graphic overview

Identify the source of drive problems at a glance. Avoid accidentally removing or replacing the wrong drives.


Manage available drives

Wizards automatically guide users through the steps to set up available drives.


Volume usage details

View exactly how much storage individual DSM services use on your Btrfs volumes.


Enterprise class storage features

Maintenance and repair need not affect performance or uptime with new advanced drive replacement options.

Seamless manual drive replacement

Clone an old drive to a reserved spare, seamlessly switch to the clone, and remove the old drive without ever degrading the storage pool.

Seamless manual drive replacement

SSD cache enhancements

Flexible online management

Create and remove SSD caches without interrupting system services.

SSD Cache Advisor

Monitors I/O operations and provides more accurate storage capacity recommendations.

Rapid write-back

Faster data write-back speeds up synchronization from SSD cache to HDD and automatically protects cached data.

Btrfs metadata caching

Store all Btrfs metadata to your SSD cache to speed up response and accessing times for all files.

SSD cache enhancements

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