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How to mount an LVM partition on Linux
(May 21, 2015, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

 xmodulo: LVM is a logical volume management tool which allows you to manage disk space using the notion of logical volumes and volume groups. T

How to set up a Replica Set on MongoDB
(May 19, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

 xmodulo: MongoDB has become the most famous NoSQL database on the market.

GlusterFS 3.7.0 has been released, introducing many new features and improvements
(May 18, 2015, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

Gluster: Close to 600 bug reports, a mix of feature requests, enhancements and problems have been addressed in a little over 1220 patches since July last year.

ownCloud 8.0.3 Out Now to Improve Microsoft SQL Server Compatibility
(May 08, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: ownCloud 8.0.3 improves the compatibility with Microsoft SQL Server,

EMC partners with Canonical, Mirantis, and Red Hat for OpenStack
(May 07, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

ZDnet: The storage giant is partnering up to bring its hardware to the major OpenStack clouds.

Seagate close to open-sourcing Kinetics object storage platform
(Apr 27, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

el Reg: Keep your eye on the OpenStack summit

Btrfs In Linux 4.1 Has Fixes For File-Systems Of 20 Terabytes & Up
(Apr 25, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: It's nearing the end of the Linux 4.1 kernel and Chris Mason has now sent in his pull request of Btrfs file-system updates for this next kernel update.

Back Up and Restore Your Hard Drive Easily with Gnome Disk Utility
(Apr 20, 2015, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

MakeTechEasier: If you’re a Gnome user, chances are you already have this program installed.

The evolution of the database
(Apr 16, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks) Percona co-founder and CEO Peter Zeitsev shares how database storage and management is changing in a cloudy world.

How to Check and Monitor Hard Disk Health on Linux with Smartmontools
(Apr 16, 2015, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

MakeTechEasier: SMART (an acronym for the Self-Monitoring, Analysis and Reporting Technology) is found in modern hard drives

How To Find The Link speed of SATA Hard Disk from the CLI on a Linux Server
(Apr 13, 2015, 05:00) (1 talkbacks)

 Nixcraft: How do I find out my SATA link speed?

Linux 4.0 Hard Drive Comparison With EXT4 / Btrfs / XFS / NTFS / NILFS2 / ReiserFS
(Apr 08, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: Here's a six-way file-system comparison on Linux 4.0 with a HDD using EXT4, Btrfs, XFS, and even NTFS, NILFS2, and ReiserFS.

Logical Volume Management on Debian Linux
(Apr 01, 2015, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint: Logical Volume Management (LVM) is a method of disk management that allows multiples disks or partitions to be collected into one large storage pool that can be broken up into storage allocations known as Logical Volumes

How To Encrypt Cloud Storage Files & Folders In Linux
(Mar 27, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxandUbuntu: Most of us use cloud storage like, Dropbox, Gdrive, Copy etc. to be able to use our synced files anytime, anywhere and from our any devices. But no one feels safe putting up their sensitive data over there.

Red Hat clears up its software-defined storage options
(Mar 26, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

ZDnet: Red Hat clarifies where Ceph and Gluster fit into your big data storage plans.

How to install Seafile on Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr)
(Mar 19, 2015, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

HowToForge: Seafile is a OpenSource cloud storage software

Tesora Embraces Oracle Databases for the Cloud
(Mar 18, 2015, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

EnterpriseAppsToday: OpenStack cloud platform to benefit from expanded database application support in Tesora's latest release.

Ext4 Filesystem Improvements to Address Scaling Challenges
(Mar 18, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks) Ext4 represents the latest evolution of the most-used Linux filesystem, ext3.

Linux: Save and Recover Data From Crashed Disks With ddrescue Command Like a Pro
(Mar 17, 2015, 05:00) (1 talkbacks)

 Nixcraft: GNU ddrescue is a program that copies data from one file or block device (hard disk, cd/dvd-rom, etc) to another

The future of Linux storage
(Mar 16, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

ZDnet: Linux software developers are working hard on expanding Linux's file and storage options.

SanDisk announces open source commitment with Ceph contributions
(Mar 16, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

The Inquirer: SanDisk has been working with Ceph on its aims to be distributed without a single failure point, with exabyte scalability and high availability

How to create a full backup of your Android device without root
(Mar 09, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

TechRepublic: Sometimes, a backup of a smartphone or tablet just isn't enough, especially if you have a number of (the same) devices that have to be quickly deployed (or redeployed).

How To Mount Remote Directory With SSHFS on a Linux
(Mar 09, 2015, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

nixcraft: With SSHFS you can mount remote server file system to your local development workstation/laptop powered by Linux.

How to backup your Ubuntu Desktop with DejaDup
(Mar 05, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: Deja Dup is a nice graphical wrapper around the command line backup tool duplicity.

An open source database for realtime applications
(Feb 26, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks) The world of databases is no stranger to open source.

SUSE Unveils Open Source Enterprise Storage Based on Ceph
(Feb 19, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 The VAR Guy: SUSE Enterprise Storage, the latest offering from the open source vendor, introduces a new distributed, scale-out storage solution to the market, based on Linux and Ceph.

Tesora provides agent to provision Oracle Database in OpenStack
(Feb 18, 2015, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ZDnet: Want to run your Oracle DBMS on your OpenStack private cloud?

Linux file system hierarchy
(Feb 17, 2015, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

 blackmoreops: Is there really a filesystem standard structure in Linux?

Linux Quota - installation and configuration on Ubuntu and Debian
(Feb 17, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: Quota allows you to specify limits on two aspects of disk storage: the number of inodes a user or a group of users may possess; and the number of disk blocks that may be allocated to a user or a group of users

How to make remote incremental backup of LUKS-encrypted disk/partition
(Feb 17, 2015, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

 xmodulo: Some of us have our hard drives at home or on a VPS encrypted by Linux Unified Key Setup (LUKS) for security reasons, and these drives can quickly grow to tens or hundreds of GBs in size.

How to Create and Manage Btrfs File System in Linux
(Feb 15, 2015, 22:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint: Brtfs will support maximum up-to 16 exbibyte and filesize can be maximum up-to 8 exbibyte, due to limitation of kernel.

How to replace a failed harddisk in Linux software RAID
(Feb 12, 2015, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: Use gdisk to copy the partition scheme, so it will work with large harddisks with GPT (GUID Partition Table) too.

Rclone - Sync File and Directories to Cloud Storage in Linux
(Feb 12, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 linoxide: Rclone is a command line program to sync files and directories

ownCloud 8 (Server) Released With Usability Improvements, Favorites Support
(Feb 11, 2015, 07:00) (1 talkbacks)

Webupd8: ownCloud 8.0.0 includes some very interesting changes like favorites support, various performance and usability improvements and more

ownCloud Hooks Up Global Mesh Cloud for Universities, Researchers
(Feb 06, 2015, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

OSstatic: OpenCloudMesh, a joint international initiative under the umbrella of the GÉANT Association, is built on ownCloud’s open Federated Cloud sharing application programming interface (API).

DataStax Eyes Graph Database Support with Aurelius Acquisition
(Feb 04, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

The VAR Guy: DataStax has acquired Aurelius, maker of the Titan graph database

How a database company pivoted to open source & OpenStack
(Feb 04, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks) Learn from CEO Ken Rugg how Tesora was able to successfully reinvent their business model by switching their focus to open source and becoming the primary contributor to Trove, the database-as-a-service project for OpenStack.

PostgreSQL, the NoSQL Database
(Feb 02, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxJournal: On the face of it, nothing sounds more natural or reasonable than a NoSQL database

An introduction into Ceph storage for OpenStack
(Jan 30, 2015, 11:00) (0 talkbacks) Learn more about the Ceph open source project

Official Google Drive Linux Client Screenshots Leaked
(Jan 30, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

 webupd8: It has been almost three years since Google Drive launched and we have yet to see an official client for Linux.

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