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Speeding Ahead with ZFS and VirtualBox
(Oct 08, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

Freedom Penguin: Sometimes, a VM goes bonkers and you have to roll-back to a previous version of the VM; and sometimes VirtualBox's snapshots are useful for that.

The ZFS File System Will be Included in Ubuntu, Says Mark Shuttleworth
(Oct 06, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

If it's ZFS you're after, it will be included in Ubuntu as standard in due course

Setting Up Master-Master Replication with MySQL on Debian 8 (Jessie)
(Sep 29, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: This tutorial describes a replicated MySQL setup (Mater/Master replication) with 2 nodes where data can be read and written to both nodes at the same time.

Get ready to meet Kudu, a new, open-source storage engine from Cloudera
(Sep 27, 2015, 22:00) (0 talkbacks) An open-source storage engine called Kudu could soon be on the way from Cloudera, offering a new alternative for companies with big data stores to manage.

How to Create Encrypted and Bandwidth-efficient Backups Using Duplicity in Linux
(Sep 25, 2015, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint: Experience shows that you can never be too paranoid about system backups.

Introducing Brotli: a new compression algorithm for the internet
(Sep 23, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

While Zopfli is Deflate-compatible, Brotli is a whole new data format.

Reclaim your data by setting up your own cloud
(Sep 22, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks) ownCloud founder and CTO Frank Karlitschek talks encryption, privacy, and encryption in this interview.

How To Wakeup Backup Nas Server and Mirror Files Using Rsync in Linux
(Sep 17, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Nixcraft: How do I mirror /backups/personal (total 100GB and growing everyday) to a secondary nas Linux server located in my network?

ownCloud Announces Ubuntu-Based Appliance with ownCloud Proxy
(Sep 17, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

 softpedia: The ownCloud Appliance comes fully pre-configured and includes the ownCloud Proxy app

How to Run ISO Files Directly From the HDD with GRUB2
(Sep 09, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

MakeTechEasier: GRUB 2 can be configured so that you do not need to burn the ISOs to disk or use a USB drive, but need to run a live environment directly form the boot menu

The Best Way to Backup Ubuntu Software
(Sep 09, 2015, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)

 Datamation: One of the things that draws people to using Ubuntu is its package management.

How to mount a NTFS Drive on CentOS / RHEL / Scientific Linux
(Sep 07, 2015, 18:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: This tutorial will show you how to mount an NTFS drive ina read/write mode on CentOS and other RHEL based Linux operating systems with ntfs-3g driver.

How To Install Systemback 1.6.201 (Open-Source Backup Software) On Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 15.04 And Ubuntu 14.04 Systems
(Sep 04, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

LinuxG: As you may know, Systemback is an application for creating backups similar to Timeshift, enabling the users to fully restore the operating system.

EXT4 Updates Are Pretty Boring For Linux 4.3
(Sep 04, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

Phoronix: The EXT4 file-system updates have been sent in for the Linux 4.3 kernel.

How to Defragment Linux Systems
(Aug 30, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

MakeTechEasier: There is a common myth that Linux disks never need defragmentation at all.

Ddrescue-GUI: Front-End for Ddrescue Command-line Tool
(Aug 26, 2015, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)

 UbuntuPortal:  DDRescue-GUI is a front-end for the awesome GNU ddrescue command-line tool

Kinetic: Open source cloud storage
(Aug 24, 2015, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

ZDnet: The latest Linux Foundation Collaborative Project is Kinetic: Open-source software and standards for cloud object storage technologies.

Object Storage vs. POSIX Storage: Something in the Middle, Please
(Aug 21, 2015, 13:32) (0 talkbacks)

Enterprise Storage Forum: I think it might be possible to combine object-storage and POSIX to create something that comes close to the ideal.

[ANNOUNCE] bcachefs - a general purpose COW filesystem
(Aug 21, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
"Yet another new filesystem? Why?"

Mhddfs: Combine Several Smaller Partition into One Large Virtual Storage
(Aug 21, 2015, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)

 tecmint: Obviously you can split your videos in two or three different volumes and store them on the drive manually

How to migrate MySQL to MariaDB on Linux
(Aug 15, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

 xmodulo: Since the Oracle's acquisition of MySQL, a lot of MySQL developers and users moved away from MySQL due to Oracle's more close-door stance on MySQL development and maintenance.

How to Install and Configure MongoDB on Ubuntu 14.04
(Aug 14, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: MongoDB is a NoSQL database that offers a high performance, high availability, and automatic scaling enterprise database.

How to install ProFTPd with TLS support on Ubuntu 15.04
(Aug 13, 2015, 23:00) (1 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: FTP is a very insecure protocol because all passwords and all data are transferred in clear text

Canonical Releases Source Code for Former Ubuntu One Online Storage Service
(Aug 12, 2015, 04:00) (0 talkbacks)

Canonical has finally released the source code for the Ubuntu One file-syncing online service that was retired just last year.

fdupes : A Comamndline Tool to Find and Delete Duplicate Files in Linux
(Aug 10, 2015, 08:00) (2 talkbacks)

 tecmint: Fdupes is a Linux utility written by Adrian Lopez in C programming Language released under MIT License.

How To Join Several Partition Together To Form a Single Larger One On a Linux Using mhddfs
(Aug 09, 2015, 14:00) (3 talkbacks)

I've three old hard drives: sized 60, 60 and 120 GB. And 200 GB of video files, which I need to store on these drives.

Build your own NAS with OpenMediaVault
(Aug 01, 2015, 18:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowToForge: OpenMediaVault is a Debian based special purpose Linux Distribution to build a Network Attached Storage (NAS) System.

Pydio: An Open Source Alternative To Dropbox
(Jul 28, 2015, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

 unixmen: Having a private file server is always a best idea.

phpMyAdmin Bids SourceForge Farewell
(Jul 28, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

 FOSSforce: phpMyAdmin, the popular free and open source web based tool for administering MySQL databases, has left the SourceForge building.

Dukto: An Easy, Multi-platform File Transfer Tool
(Jul 24, 2015, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)

 unixmen: Dukto is a free, Open Source file transfer utility that can be used to used to transfer files over Local area network (LAN).

Installing command line Archive Manager RAR 5.30 beta on Linux
(Jul 22, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

 LinuxPitStop: RAR (Roshal ARchive) is a well known file archive format, widely used on almost all popular operating systems

MariaDB Summer 2015 adds Docker and Chef Recipes with MaxScale special sauce
(Jul 17, 2015, 12:00) (0 talkbacks)

The Inquirer: MariaDB has begun marketing itself as the M in LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) after becoming the default database in Red Hat and SUSE, as well as powering IBM POWER8.

PiDrive A Low Power Raspberry Pi mSATA Solid State Disk (SSD)
(Jul 15, 2015, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)

Geeky Gadgets: The PiDrive expansion card has been created to eliminate the need for external hard drives and additional cables, transforming the Raspberry Pi system into a truly portable large capacity storage option.

Samba 4.2.3 available
(Jul 15, 2015, 09:00) (0 talkbacks)

 ItRunsOnLinux: Version 4.2.3 is the latest stable release of Samba and is available for download.

SwiftStack Founder Plots a Path Forward for Cloud Storage [VIDEO]
(Jul 15, 2015, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)

Datamation: Joe Arnold, founder of OpenStack storage vendor SwiftStack discusses where his company is at now, and where it's headed in the future.

How to monitor free disk space at Amazon EC2 with Cloud Watch
(Jul 14, 2015, 11:00) (0 talkbacks)

 HowtoForge: Amazon AWS is a great platform to develop a Cloud Infrastructure

Minimal object storage with Minio
(Jul 13, 2015, 19:00) (0 talkbacks) Minio is designed to enable application developers to build their own cloud storage

A Simple Bash Script for Automated Backups
(Jul 11, 2015, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)

 sysadmindesk: There are lots of options out there for backing up your server's data.

Sbackup: A Simple Backup Solution For Linux Desktop
(Jul 08, 2015, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)

 unixmen: Sbackup, Simple Backup, is an Open Source, easy to use backup solution intended for desktop use.

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