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Use NFS to Extend and Integrate Your Filesystems

Mar 28, 2012, 16:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Anatoliy A. Dimitrov)

[ Thanks to Lee Schlesinger for this link. ]

Someday your server will need more disk space. Rather than purchase new hardware, you may be able to take advantage of disk space you already own by using NFS (Network File System), a distributed filesystem for which support is integrated in the Linux kernel. Any machine can host NFS server software to share its disk space, or use an NFS client to make use of that space.

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