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Open Source Storage Vendors Embrace Key Value Storage
(Aug 21, 2014, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

 EnterpriseStorageForum: OpenStack Swift and Ceph are some of the projects embracing key value data storage, a simple data structure that promises to revolutionize data storage.

Top 4 Linux download managers
(Aug 16, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

Linux User: Improve and better manage your web downloads for mirroring, mass grabs or just better control over your files

Flocker Brings Docker Virtualization to Data Storage
(Aug 14, 2014, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: ClusterHQ's Flocker leverages the ZFS file system to tackle the container storage challenge. -

How to Back Up and Migrate Your Linux Configuration Files
(Aug 11, 2014, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

HowToGeek: Linux applications store their settings in hidden folders inside each user account’s home folder.

Why am I prevented from creating additional partitions on my Linux PC?
(Aug 11, 2014, 10:00) (4 talkbacks)

MakeUseOf: I can not create a new partition after splitting from the existing one. I get an error saying “No more than 4 primary partitions”.

NoSQL MongoDB Storage Vendor Compose Integrates ElasticSearch
(Aug 11, 2014, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

 The VAR Guy: The company formerly known as MongoHQ has changed its name to Compose and integrated the open source ElasticSearch data analytics engine into its MongoDB storage platform.

How to Image and Clone Hard Drives with Clonezilla
(Aug 08, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks) Clonezilla is a partition and disk cloning application for Linux, Free-, Net-, and OpenBSD, Mac OS X, Windows, and Minix.

Basho Adds Scalability, S3 API Compatibility to Riak NoSQL Storage
(Aug 07, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 The VAR Guy: Riak CS 1.5, the latest open source NoSQL distributed storage database from Basho, introduces several new features, including expanded Amazon S3 storage API compatibility.

How to Set up Server-to-Server Sharing in ownCloud 7 on Linux
(Aug 02, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks) ownCloud is nicely documented, which is nearly all I need to love it.

Open Source Storage Adds Oracle, Sun Veterans to Executive Team
(Aug 01, 2014, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

 The VAR Guy: Open Source Storage has hired Leynette Larioza and Mark Nelson, who both have previous experience at Oracle, Sun and elsewhere, to help grow its software storage business.

Setup Flexible Disk Storage with Logical Volume Management (LVM) in Linux ??? PART 1
(Jul 31, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint: Logical Volume Management (LVM) makes it easier to manage disk space.

ownCloud 7 Release Enhances Open Source Private Clouds
(Jul 26, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 The VAR Guy: The recently released open source ownCloud 7 Community Edition introduces an innovative way to share files securely between private clouds, as well as interface enhancements and better ways to work with Microsoft Word documents.

Sharing documents and calendars from ownCloud
(Jul 25, 2014, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

Wazi: You can share your ownCloud calendar so that you can sync it between the ownCloud server and Mozilla Thunderbird, OS X/iOS Calendar, and any calendar client that supports CalDAV.

Install Google Docs on Linux with Grive Tools
(Jul 23, 2014, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxUser: Grive Tools now covers more distros, so here’s how to get Google Drive on Ubuntu, Fedora and OpenSUSE

Resource Management and Control: A Straw Proposal for Linux
(Jul 18, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

EnterpriseStorageForum: Resource management and controlling the allocation of resources for complex workloads has always been a topic for discussion in open systems

Red Hat releases Inktank Ceph Enterprise 1.2
(Jul 17, 2014, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ZDnet: Only months after acquiring Inktank, Ceph's parent company, Red Hat has released the next version of this open source, distributed storage system.

Red Hat Delivers Enterprise-Grade Ceph Storage
(Jul 16, 2014, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Barely 90 days after Red Hat acquired Inktank, a major new release of Inktank Ceph Enterprise debuts.

OpenStack Swift Storage Project Gets New Policies
(Jul 14, 2014, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

eWEEK: Open-source cloud storage is set for a policy-based future. These policies enable cloud administrators to be more flexible with their storage back end.

Building an Inter-University Private Cloud with Open Source ownCloud
(Jul 10, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks) In late 2011, a lively discussion (we enjoy lively discussions here in Germany) among the IT managers of the publicly-funded research universities in Northrhine-Westfalia (NRW), Germany’s most populous federal state, started over a set of interrelated topics:

How To Enable Storage Pooling And Mirroring Using Btrfs For Linux
(Jul 07, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

MakeUseOf: If you have multiple hard drives in your Linux system, you don’t have to treat them all as different storage devices.

Manual disk partitioning guide for Linux Mint 17 KDE
(Jul 07, 2014, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxBSDos: This tutorial provides a handy, manual disk partitioning guide for the KDE edition of Linux Mint 17, which comes with an installer that has an interface that's slightly different from that used on the Cinnamon, MATE and Xfce editions.

Installing Seafile (Secure Cloud Storage) with MySQL Database in RHEL/CentOS/SL 7.x/6.x
(Jun 30, 2014, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

 temint: Seafile is an advanced Open Source collaborative cloud storage application written in Python with file sharing and syncing support, team collaboration and privacy protection using client side encryption.

Ubuntu One Downloader App Now Available to Users Before Service Shutdown
(Jun 26, 2014, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

softpedia: Users have until July 31, 2014 to download all their files from Ubuntu One. After that date, everything will be deleted and it will be impossible to recover anything.

Ceph Turns 10: A Look Back
(Jun 26, 2014, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

Although many people at this point have heard Sage’s history of where Ceph came from, I am still often asked questions like “what was the original use case for Ceph?”

How To Optimize Linux For SSDs
(Jun 26, 2014, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

MakeUseOf: Get the most out of your SSD in Linux – here’s what you need to know.

Smooth like btrfs: Inside Facebook’s Linux-powered infrastructure
(Jun 24, 2014, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

NetworkWorld: Btrfs creator showcases Facebook’s open-source storage.

How to sync Microsoft OneDrive on Linux
(Jun 24, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 xmodulo: OneDrive (previously known as SkyDrive) is a popular cloud storage offering from Microsoft.

9 commands to check hard disk partitions and disk space on Linux
(Jun 22, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 binarytides: The commands would check what partitions there are on each disk and other details like the total size, used up space and file system.

ownCloud Private Cloud Platform Wins in Education Market
(Jun 13, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 The VAR Guy: Eighteen German universities will deploy the ownCloud open source file syncing and sharing platform for building private clouds.

How to Backup Samba Domain Controller Configuration in Linux
(Jun 13, 2014, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

The Geek Stuff: This tutorial explains how we can backup the Samba configuration, after you’ve setup Samba as active directory domain controller in Linux.

Linux compressors comparison on CentOS 6.5 x86-64: lzo vs lz4 vs gzip vs bzip2 vs lzma
(Jun 02, 2014, 07:00) (1 talkbacks)

 Linuxaria: File compression is an old trick

Expand FreeNAS with Plugins
(May 29, 2014, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

Wazi: FreeNAS supports a powerful plugin architecture that lets you expand its default feature set to better meet your demands.

Splice Machine Relational Database for Hadoop Big Data Hits Beta
(May 13, 2014, 07:00) (1 talkbacks)

 The VAR Guy: Much of the talk in the Big Data and Hadoop world today involves "NoSQL" databases, which move beyond relational databases -- like MySQL

Basic Linux Filesystems tutorial : ext2,ext3,ext4,JFS,XFS & Reiser
(May 12, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 NextStep4IT: The original filesystem introduced with the Linux operating system is called the extended filesystem (or just ext for short).

How to use LVM in Linux
(May 08, 2014, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

 xmodulo: Logical Volume Manager (LVM) is a versatile disk management system that can easily be used in Linux or similar operating systems.

GlusterFS 3.5 Unveiled
(May 05, 2014, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

Gluster: There’s a lot to like in the new release

5 Best Command Line Archive Tools for Linux ??? Part 1
(May 04, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint: There are several Application program available for all of the platforms to create archive files as well as uncompress them

Tech Comics: How to Get More Storage Space
(May 02, 2014, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Datamation: People go to extreme lengths when they need more storage space for computer files.

LibreS3 Open Source Amazon S3 Implementation Released
(May 02, 2014, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

OSstatic: Skylable has released LibreS3, an open source implementation of the Amazon S3 service, suitable for installing on private servers in a datacenter.

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