How to Setup Seafile File Storage Server on Ubuntu 16.04

Seafile storage server is an open-source cloud-based file storage system similar to Dropbox. Seafile can be deployed on a client’s own system and  this feature provides a stronger security as the passwords are only interchanged between the client who setup the system and his / her own users rather than a cloud hosting organization. This article […]

Posted on : February 20, 2017 , Last Updated on : March 20, 2017 By in STORAGE
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How to Setup ownCloud 9.1 on Ubuntu 16.10 with Letsencrypt SSL

In today's world, cloud usage has penetrated our lives so much that we need it for everything. To name a few, cloud based nodes, data storage, operating systems etc. Even if one decides to go for cloud computing, do they really feel safe storing all their data over the internet? Has the thought of setting […]

Posted on : December 27, 2016 , Last Updated on : December 26, 2016 By in UBUNTU HOWTO
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How to Setup OwnCloud 9 with Nginx and OpenSSL on FreeBSD 11

OwnCloud is a PHP and MySQL based free and open source file sharing application platform which allows us to create our very own cloud storage platform. The OwnCloud server which is a free edition is released under GNU AGPLv3 license whereas the Enterprise edition is under OwnCloud Commercial license. It is a client-server architectural software […]

Posted on : November 9, 2016 , Last Updated on : November 8, 2016 By in UNIX
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How to Setup OwnCloud 9 on Debian 8 Using Nginx with Https

OwnCloud is an open source file sync & share software for everyone operating the free OwnCloud Server edition, to large enterprises and service providers operating the OwnCloud Enterprise Subscription. It provides a safe, secure, and compliant file synchronization and sharing solution. We can share one or more files and folders on your computer, and synchronize them with […]

Posted on : October 31, 2016 , Last Updated on : October 30, 2016 By in DEBIAN
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How To Create Ceph Storage Cluster on Ubuntu 16.04

Ceph is one of the most exciting open source storage technologies to come out in recent years. Scalable to exabytes, and extendable to multiple datacenters, the Ceph developers have made it easy for System Administrators and Infrastructure Architects to deploy their software. This article will offer a step-by-step guide on how to create a basic […]

Posted on : July 22, 2016 , Last Updated on : October 21, 2016 By in CLUSTER,STORAGE
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How To Configure Single-Node Ceph Cluster To Run Properly

Ceph is designed to be a fault-tolerant, scalable storage system. This means that in a production environment, it is expected that at a minimum, there will be three Ceph nodes in a cluster. If you can only afford a single node for now, or if you need only a single Ceph node for testing purposes, […]

Posted on : July 4, 2016 , Last Updated on : October 21, 2016 By in STORAGE
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How to Install Redis Server on CentOS 7

Hi everyone, today Redis is the subject of our article, we are going to install it  on CentOS 7. Build sources files, install the binaries, create and install files. After installing its components, we will set its configuration as well as some operating system parameters to make it more reliable and faster. Redis is an […]

Posted on : October 28, 2015 , Last Updated on : October 27, 2015 By
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How to Setup Seafile Secure Cloud Storage on CentOS 7

Hello Everybody, our today's article is on an Open Source Secure Cloud Storage platform that is Seafile. You can use Seafile Storage at your home or in office to synchronize your files and data with PC and mobile devices easily or use its web interface for managing your data files. So, its an ideal Storage […]

Posted on : October 16, 2015 , Last Updated on : October 14, 2015 By
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How to Setup Red Hat Ceph Storage on CentOS 7.0

Ceph is an open source software platform that stores data on a single distributed computer cluster. When you are planning to build a cloud, then on top of the requirements you have to decide on how to implement your storage. Open Source CEPH is one of RED HAT mature technology based on object-store system, called […]

Posted on : October 8, 2015 , Last Updated on : October 21, 2016 By
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Install and Configure GlusterFS in CentOS 7 on AArch64

This article explains the process of installing and configuring CentOS 7 with GlusterFS on AArch64. GlusterFS is an open source and scale-out filesystem which combines multiple storage servers using Infiband or TCP and makes one large network filesystem. Requirements To configure GlusterFS, you need two or more servers (AArch64) with CentOS 7 installed. The servers can be either […]

Posted on : June 16, 2015 , Last Updated on : June 15, 2015 By
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Understanding Ceph - An Open Source Distributed Storage Platform

Ceph is software based, distributed storage platform which runs on commodity hardware. In order to understand the efficiency of Ceph, lets first see what is commodity hardware. Commodity computers are hardware components developed by multiple vendors, incorporating hardware components based on a single open standard. When compared to supermicrocomputer, commodity computers are low cost and […]

Posted on : April 1, 2015 , Last Updated on : October 21, 2016 By
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Linux Reclaim Storage Space - Ext4 Unmap Feature

Its been long time reclaiming space on a block level storage , been alerting and frustrating for all who work on storage side. Block storage only knows about areas of a volume that have ever been written . If later the application frees up space / delete files , the space is not marked as […]

Posted on : November 19, 2012 , Last Updated on : October 15, 2016 By
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Howto - Setup Iscsi Initiator Equallogic Target On Linux

We are using Dell Equallogic HIT/KIT 1.2.0 version to configure iscsi target on CentOS 6.2. You can download and install the host integration tool from equallogic website. Query host kit installation [root@centos /]# rpm -qa | grep -i equ equallogic-host-tools-1.2.0-1.epa.el6.x86_64 [root@centos /]# Check ehcmd process status [root@rhel62-eql /]# ps -ef | grep -i eh root […]

Posted on : October 27, 2012 , Last Updated on : October 20, 2016 By
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How To Configure Iscsi Storage On Redhat Linux

Here I am trying to explain Equallogic Lun configuration on Redhat Linux 5 version. Linux Iscsi Storage Lun Mapping is much simpler on Equallogic Storage Array. Free Open Isci tool is used as the iscsi initiator. Once installed you can use iscsiadm command to configure the Lun. Dell recommends to configure iscsi on redhat 5 […]

Posted on : April 11, 2012 , Last Updated on : October 20, 2016 By
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