Storage

DriveSync - Sync Local Files with Google Drive from Linux CLI

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DriveSync is a command line utility that synchronizes the local files in your computer with Google Drive. It provides a simple and efficient method to keep your files organized and backup them to be accessed remotely. Features Download remote files [...]

Ivo Ursino 9:15 am

How to Setup Seafile File Storage Server on Ubuntu 16.04

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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 [...]

Dwijadas Dey 3:00 am

How to Setup ownCloud 9.1 on Ubuntu 16.10 with Letsencrypt SSL

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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 [...]

B N Poornima 3:00 am

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 [...]

Ludwig Tirazona 3:00 am

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 [...]

Ludwig Tirazona 3:00 am

How to Setup Red Hat Ceph Storage on CentOS 7.0

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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. [...]

Kashif Siddique 3:30 am

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 [...]

Aun Raza 6:00 am

How to Setup Iscsi Initiator Equallogic Target on Linux

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In this article, I will show you how to install and configure Iscsi Initiator to connect 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 [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 5:12 pm

How to Configure Iscsi Storage on Redhat Linux

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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 [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 7:28 pm

How to Scan/Detect New LUNs on Linux

When you are running RedHat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, and 7 series system with DM-Multipath and the software iSCSI initiator, you can discover new LUNs by rescanning the iSCSI service on the host. Rescanning the service will display all the newly [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 8:52 am

How to Check LUN or SAN Disk in Linux

When you are working in a storage environment, it is often desirable to add, remove or re-size storage devices. Once storage is allocated we need to scan and verify allocated storage SAN disk. In this article, I will show commands to check/identify [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 10:38 am

Linux Scan for New Scsi Device to Detect New Lun without Reboot

How do you verify or scan once storage LUN is mapped or allocated to your system? In this article, I will show you how to scan scsi device on Linux system. Reboot is one option to see the allocated disk [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 11:42 am

What is the difference between FC SAN, ISCSI SAN, DAS and NAS

As sysadmin how often you work with storage and different types of storage systems? This article I will explain in the simple difference between FC SAN, ISCSI SAN, DAS and NAS storage systems. SAN Advantages 1) Share storage among different application [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 10:50 pm

How to View Attached/Allocated Luns on Linux

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When you are working in a storage environment, it is often desirable to add, remove or re-size storage devices while the operating system is running and without rebooting. But instead of doing theses operations, you can most need to identify/show [...]

Bobbin Zachariah 10:36 pm