Linux backup and storage News
June 07, 2013
Many improvements are coming to RHEL, including changes to installations, file systems and the user interface.
November 26, 2008
After being waylaid a month because of a security breach, Fedora 10 includes features for remote management of servers, storage in the cloud, energy saving and more.
October 14, 2008
The all-in-one Linux failover clustering and data replication suite is a cheaper approach to disaster recovery than storage-based methods.
February 27, 2007
BakBone Software is hoping to capitalize on the rising tide of enterprise-class MySQL database deployments with NetVault: Backup APM for MySQL 3.0.
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DRBD (Distributed Replicated Block Device) is a Linux-based software component that facilitates the replacement of shared storage systems by networked mirroring. DRBD makes it possible to maintain consistency of data among multiple systems in a ... Continue Reading
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With the LIO iSCSI target service, Linux shops have an affordable SAN option that ranks up there with expensive proprietary storage solutions. Continue Reading
In a SAN topology with multiple paths to your storage device, a Linux multipath driver will keep everything in line. Follow these steps to implement. Continue Reading
The Ext4 file storage system is now integrated into the Linux kernel and supported by the major distributions. Should you switch from your Ext2 or Ext3 set-up? With complete backwards compatibility, there is little reason not to make the jump ... Continue Reading
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Execute a proper DRBD setup in Linux to save money and avoid headaches. Continue Reading
Administrators can use the distributed replicated block device (DRBD) in Linux to set up basic data redundancy to connect the storage of multiple servers. Continue Reading
Learn how Ubuntu Server 11.04 can be set up as an iSCSI storage server using simple Linux command line operations. Continue Reading