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How to Check Bad Sectors or Bad Blocks on Hard Disk in Linux
(Oct 26, 2016, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

in this article, we will go through the necessary steps that can enable you determine the presence or absence of bad sectors on your Linux disk drive or flash memory using certain disk scanning utilities.

Microsoft CEO Offers SQL Server for Linux Update
(Oct 24, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

Microsoft's (MSFT) forthcoming SQL Server for Linux is more than a one-product development.

Mhddfs - Combine Several Smaller Partition into One Large Virtual Storage
(Oct 23, 2016, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint: mhddfs is a driver for Linux that combines several mount points into one virtual disk.

Using Cloud Explorer with the Scality S3 Server Docker Image
(Oct 17, 2016, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Linux-Toys: It was really cool that Scality released this as open-source.

8 Linux Parted Commands to Create, Resize and Rescue Disk Partitions
(Oct 14, 2016, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

tecmint: Parted is a command line tool that allows you to easily manage hard disk partitions.

Couchbase and the future of NoSQL databases
(Oct 14, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

Trends in the open source database industry show positive growth as NoSQL is used for web, mobile, and the Internet of Things (IoT).

Install and configure DRDB for network filesystem replication on Debian 8
(Oct 12, 2016, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: This tutorial explains the configuration of a DRBD network filesystem replication as hot standby

Linux Directory Structure (File System Hierarchy) Explained with Examples
(Oct 11, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

The Filesystem Hierarchy Standard (FHS) defines the structure of file systems in Unix/Linux, like operating systems.

ownCloud Desktop Client 2.2.4 Released with Updated Dolphin Plugin, Bug Fixes
(Sep 30, 2016, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

ownCloud Desktop Client 2.2.4 is now the most advanced stable release of the open-source, free, and cross-platform software that acts as a graphical user interface for users to interact with an ownCloud server.

Perform Hot Backups on MySQL Databases with Percona XtraBackup on Ubuntu 16.04
(Sep 30, 2016, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: Percona XtraBackup is an open source backup utility for MySQL.

PostgreSQL 9.6 Preparing To Release With Its Parallel Queries Support
(Sep 26, 2016, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: PostgreSQL 9.6 is being prepared for release on 29 September as the database system's latest major update.

A Linux user's guide to Logical Volume Management
(Sep 23, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks) Managing disk space has always been a significant task for sysadmins. In this guide, learn how LVM can make managing storage easier.

How to launch a MEAN site on Ubuntu 16.04
(Sep 21, 2016, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

Getting a site running on a MEAN (MongoDB, Node.js, Express, and AngularJS) server can be a challenge for beginners.

Bcache File-System Has Initial Encryption Patches
(Sep 20, 2016, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix:  This file-system now has tentative patches for complete encryption support.

Nextcloud Box: A cloud for your office or living room
(Sep 20, 2016, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

ZDnet: Nextcloud, in partnership with Canonical and WDLabs, has released a Raspberry Pi and Ubuntu Linux powered cloud server for your home or office.

MongoDB cofounder explains what to do when a project has gone off track
(Sep 20, 2016, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

 EnterprisersProject: MongoDB CTO explains what happened when he and his co-founder realized they had to pull the plug on the original version of their technology.

Install Nextcloud (Drop-in replacement for ownCloud) Next generation file sharing Server on CentOS/RHEL/Fedora
(Sep 16, 2016, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

 2daygeek: Nextcloud is developed in a transparent way with help of the open source community & keeps your files safe, secure and private.

Marrying Ephemeral Docker Containers to Persistent Data
(Sep 15, 2016, 15:00) (0 talkbacks) As container technologies become more complex, using them becomes easier

NitroShare - Easily Share Files Between Multiple Operating Systems on Local Network
(Sep 14, 2016, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint: Nitroshare tremendously simplifies file sharing on a local network

Samba 4.5 Is a Massive Release That Improves Security, Adds Many New Features
(Sep 12, 2016, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

softpedia: Prominent new features of Samba 4.5 include support for the LDAP_SERVER_NOTIFICATION_OID control to the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) directory service protocol

Which Linux compression tool works the best?
(Sep 09, 2016, 14:00) (1 talkbacks)

 There are lots of different compression tools available for Linux.

How to enable server-side encryption in Nextcloud
(Sep 07, 2016, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

TechRepublic: Out of the box, Nextcloud servers do not run with server-side encryption.

How to create snapshot in Linux KVM VM/Domain
(Sep 06, 2016, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Nixcraft: KVM (Kernel Virtual Machine) does support both live and normal snapshots.

How to access your Google Drive account from Linux command line using Gdrive
(Sep 02, 2016, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: While Google Drive is no doubt one of the most popular (if not the most popular) cloud storage services available today, what's really sad is that there is no official Drive client available for Linux.

RockMongo - A Graphical MongoDB administration tool
(Aug 31, 2016, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

RockMongo is a free, open source GUI database administration tool for MongoDB, just like phpMyAdmin to MySQL/MariaDB.

How to Setup GlusterFS Storage on CentOS 7 / RHEL 7
(Aug 31, 2016, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

GlusterFS is a free and open source file and object storage solution that can be used across the physical, virtual and cloud servers over the network.

How to Install MongoDB in Linux
(Aug 29, 2016, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

A step by step guide about how to install MongoDB in Debian, CentOS, openSUSE, Ubuntu.

Emma A LightWeight Database Management Tool For Linux
(Aug 29, 2016, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

 For database management, there is a very popular tool called, MySQL Workbench.

Yandex.Disk - an alternative to Google Drive with native Linux support
(Aug 23, 2016, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Yandex.Disk has a native Linux client.

Full Metal Backup Using the dd Command
(Aug 22, 2016, 13:00) (0 talkbacks) When you’re looking for a tool to handle a bare metal backup, you may need to look no further than the dd command.

Uproar: MariaDB Corp. veers away from open source
(Aug 22, 2016, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

InfoWorld: A new release of the MaxScale database proxy -- essential to deploying MariaDB at scale -- features a proprietary license

How do I permanently erase hard disk with a live Linux CD?
(Aug 19, 2016, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Nixcraft: The secure removal of data is not as easy as you may think.

Rclone Synchronizes Files Between Multiple Cloud Storage Services (Command Line)
(Aug 18, 2016, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

 webupd8: Rclone is like Rsync for the cloud.

How to Clone or Backup Linux Disk Using Clonezilla
(Aug 18, 2016, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint: Clonezilla is one of the most popular backup tools for Linux.

How to make make disk image with dd on Linux or Unix
(Aug 17, 2016, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

Nixcraft: Disk cloning is nothing but a mere process of creating an image of an entire disk.

4 open source alternatives to Ghost for disk cloning
(Aug 12, 2016, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

Disk imaging and cloning doesn't require an expensive tool, or proprietary one.

How to Mount Remote Linux Filesystem or Directory Using SSHFS Over SSH
(Aug 11, 2016, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint: How to mount a remote Linux filesystem or directory using SSHFS over SSH protocol

SparkyLinux's Backup System Tool Gets Support for More Desktop Environments
(Aug 11, 2016, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

The Sparky Backup System project consists of the sparky-backup-core and sparky-backup-sys commands

New Version of GParted
(Aug 11, 2016, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxJournal: GParted is a nice tool for managing disk partitions in Linux.

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