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Debian general resolution against systemd coupling fails, sponsor steps down
 NetworkWorld: Debian developers voted down a proposal on systemD
(Nov 20, 2014)

Linux Top 3: PC-BSD 10.1 Linux Mint 17.1 and Mageia 5
LinuxPlanet: Yes we know, PC-BSD isn't Linux, it's BSD (actually FreeBSD to be precise), but aside from the kernel, it shares many of the same tools than any Linux distribution will include... (Nov 18, 2014)

Linux 3.18 rc5
Linus Torvalds: rc5 is clearly bigger than rc4 was... (Nov 17, 2014)

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dupeGuru – Find And Remove Duplicate Files Instantly From Hard Drive
(Nov 23, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

Unixmen: If you believe your system has multiple duplicate files, then dupeGuru might help you.

Splice Machine Debuts Relational Database for Big Data Storage
(Nov 21, 2014, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

 The VAR Guy: Splice Machine's relational database for Hadoop is now generally available, bringing an alternative, non-NoSQL scale-out storage solution to big data.

Synchronize Your Life with ownCloud
(Nov 20, 2014, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxJournal: The ownCloud system has a calendar, address book, task manager, bookmark manager and file manager, among other features.

ClusterHQ Unveils Data Storage Tools for Docker Virtualization
(Nov 19, 2014, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

 The VAR Guy: ClusterHQ has announced that Flocker, its data volume and container manager for Docker, the open source, container-based virtualization platform, is now compatible with Docker's Fig orchestration tool.

Amazon: DROP DATABASE Oracle; INSERT our new fast cheap MySQL clone
(Nov 13, 2014, 13:00) (1 talkbacks)

El Reg: Amazon fired a volley at Oracle and other relational database vendors on Wednesday, with the launch of a new, cloud-hosted database service that it says can deliver better performance than on-premises installations at a fraction of the cost.

Gluster Lead Speaks on Open Source Scale-Out Storage and OpenStack
(Nov 11, 2014, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

 The VAR Guy: GlusterFS, the open source scale-out storage system Red Hat acquired in August 2012, is poised to play a key role in OpenStack and cloud computing, according to Gluster lead Dave Mcallister.

5 Awesome Open Source Backup Software For Linux and Unix-like Systems
(Nov 09, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Nixcraft: What to look for when choosing backup software for an enterprise

Convirture Backs Up OpenStack Cloud
(Nov 05, 2014, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

Datamation: Riding the OpenStack wave, the data backup technology provides an automated policy driven approach.

What software defined storage means for OpenStack
(Oct 31, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks) Recently, I had the opportunity to speak with Sage Weil, founder and chief architect of Ceph

Convirture Adds OpenStack Cloud Backup Tool
(Oct 31, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 The VAR Guy: Convirture Backup, a new backup, restore and disaster recovery tool from Convirture, brings automated backup to OpenStack clouds running on the KVM virtualization hypervisor.

8 Tips to Solve Linux & Unix Systems Hard Disk Problmes Like Disk Full Or Can???t Write to the Disk
(Oct 31, 2014, 05:00) (2 talkbacks)

 Nixcraft: Can't write to the hard disk on a Linux or Unix-like systems?

SwiftStack Bags $16 Million to Fund OpenStack Cloud Storage
(Oct 29, 2014, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

Datamation: As cloud computing gains adoption, so too does the need for storage.

ownCloud Asks Canonical to Remove Their Software from Ubuntu Repos, Sparks Fly
(Oct 23, 2014, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: A member of the ownCloud security team has sent a request to Canonical asking them to remove all the packages from their repositories regarding this software stack.

Interview with MongoDB cofounder: Open source moves from accepted to expected
(Oct 17, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks) Dwight Merriman is executive chairman and co-founder of MongoDB, an open source document database.

How to check hard disk health on Linux using smartmontools
(Oct 15, 2014, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 xmodulo: If there is something that you never want to happen on your Linux system, that is having hard drives die on you without any warning.

How To Make A Raspberry Pi NAS (Network Attached Storage)
(Oct 15, 2014, 05:00) (2 talkbacks)

Tinkernut: Adding a storage device your network is called creating a NAS (Network Attached Storage). And basically it is just a minimalistic computer with a boat load of storage attached to it.

Linux: Save and Recover Data From Crashed Disks With ddrescue Command Like a Pro
(Oct 07, 2014, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

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

Create System Restore Points for Ubuntu/Linux Mint Using TimeShift
(Oct 06, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

noobslab: TimeShift is a system restore utility designed for Linux (Debian/Ubuntu)

Btrfs Won't Likely Replace EXT4 As The Default Until Fedora 23
(Oct 06, 2014, 08:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: The reason, however, for Fedora apparently not planning to jump to Btrfs with Fedora 22 in H1'2015 comes down to developer time.

Red Hat Storage Server 3: Not your usual software-defined storage
(Oct 02, 2014, 23:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ZDnet: Red Hat's new storage server does more than just help you get a handle on your enterprise storage.

How to set up RAID 10 for high performance and fault tolerant disk I/O on Linux
(Sep 29, 2014, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

xmodulo: A RAID 10 (aka RAID 1+0 or stripe of mirrors) array provides high performance and fault-tolerant disk I/O operations

Using GIT to backup your website files on linux
(Sep 29, 2014, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

Techarena51: Well not exactly Git but a software based on Git known as BUP.

Simple Linux Backup to DropBox
(Sep 25, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowOpenSource: Sometimes you need free and simple solution that backups your WordPres blog for example.

InfiniDB going out of business, but its database will live on as open source
(Sep 22, 2014, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

PCWorld: Increasingly stiff competition in the database market has claimed another victim, as InfiniDB has ceased operations effective immediately with plans to file for bankruptcy.

Soon you will be able to access ownCloud from Chrome OS
(Sep 18, 2014, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

the mukt: The fact is you can already access ownCloud on your Chromebook via the web interface, but it’s not very useful

OpenMediaVault 1.0 review
(Sep 18, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxBSDos: OpenMediaVault 1.0 is based on Debian 7

Manage Multiple Logical Volume Management Disks using Striping I/O
(Sep 16, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint: Logical Volume management has one of the cool feature which can write data over multiple disk by striping the I/O.

MEGAsync releases Linux client
(Sep 15, 2014, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

 techdrivein: The service was the brain child of Kim Dotcom, founder of now defunct Megaupload, and it was launched on 19 January 2013 to coincide with the one-year anniversary of the seizure of his previous enterprise.

Cassandra gets a clean up and speed up in release 2.1
(Sep 13, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ZDnet: Big Data users who swear by Cassandra should seriously consider upgrading to the new version.

Fedora Developer Announces New Partition Manager
(Sep 11, 2014, 11:00) (2 talkbacks)

Linux Magazine: New tool will look like GParted but support a wider range of storage technologies.

Share Files/Folders/Messages Using Cross-Platform 'Dukto' Application
(Sep 11, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

noobslab: Dukto is easy multi-platform file and text transfer tool, licensed under GNU General Public License. Dukto is an easy file transfer tool designed for LAN use

How to create a cloud-based encrypted file system on Linux
(Sep 09, 2014, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

 xmodulo: Commercial cloud storage services such as Amazon S3 and Google Storage offer highly available, scalable, infinite-capacity object store at affordable costs.

Mount Google drive in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
(Sep 03, 2014, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxTechi: Google has still not released its official linux client for accessing its drive from the ubuntu.

How to manage LVM volumes on CentOS / RHEL 7 with System Storage Manager
(Sep 03, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

 xmodulo: Logical Volume Manager (LVM) is an extremely flexible disk management scheme, allowing you to create and resize logical disk volumes off of multiple physical hard drives with no downtime.

OpenStack Manila project Approved for Incubation
(Sep 02, 2014, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

InternetNews: "Stated simply, the goal of the Manila project is to do for shared filesystem storage what Cinder has done for blocks storage"

Vault: The Linux Foundation's new storage-focused tradeshow
(Aug 29, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ZDnet: The Foundation aims to bring together the world's leading developers in filesystems and storage in the Linux kernel.

How to install and configure ownCloud on Debian
(Aug 29, 2014, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 xmodulo: Even though ownCloud is very similar to the widely-used Dropbox cloud storage, the primary difference is that ownCloud is free and open-source, making it possible to set up a Dropbox-like cloud storage service on your own server.

Open Source Storage Vendors Embrace Key Value Storage
(Aug 23, 2014, 18:00) (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

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