Automatic File Replication (Mirror) Across Two Storage Servers With GlusterFS 3.2.x On Ubuntu 12.10

High-Availability Storage With GlusterFS 3.2.x On Ubuntu 12.10 – Automatic File Replication (Mirror) Across Two Storage Servers

This tutorial shows how to set up a high-availability storage with two storage servers (Ubuntu 12.10) that use GlusterFS.

Striping Across Four Storage Nodes With GlusterFS 3.2.x On CentOS 6.3

Striping Across Four Storage Nodes With GlusterFS 3.2.x On CentOS 6.3

This tutorial shows how to do data striping (segmentation of
logically sequential data, such as a single file, so that segments can
be assigned to multiple physical devices in a r…

Distributed Storage Across Four Storage Nodes With GlusterFS 3.2.x On CentOS 6.3

Distributed Storage Across Four Storage Nodes With GlusterFS 3.2.x On CentOS 6.3

This tutorial shows how to combine four single storage servers
(running CentOS 6.3) to one large storage server (distributed storage)
with GlusterFS.
The client system…

Creating An NFS-Like Standalone Storage Server With GlusterFS 3.2.x On Ubuntu 12.10

Creating An NFS-Like Standalone Storage Server With GlusterFS 3.2.x On Ubuntu 12.10

This tutorial shows how to set up a standalone storage server on Ubuntu 12.10. Instead of NFS, I will use GlusterFS
here. The client system will be able to access th…

Distributed Replicated Storage Across Four Storage Nodes With GlusterFS 3.2.x On CentOS 6.3

Distributed Replicated Storage Across Four Storage Nodes With GlusterFS 3.2.x On CentOS 6.3

This tutorial shows how to combine four single storage servers (running CentOS 6.3) to a distributed replicated storage with GlusterFS. Nodes 1 and 2 (replicat…

High-Availability Storage With GlusterFS 3.2.x On CentOS 6.3 – Automatic File Replication (Mirror) Across Two Storage Servers

High-Availability Storage With GlusterFS 3.2.x On CentOS 6.3 – Automatic File Replication (Mirror) Across Two Storage Servers

This tutorial shows how to set up a high-availability storage with two storage servers (CentOS 6.3) that use GlusterFS.
Ea…

Creating An NFS-Like Standalone Storage Server With GlusterFS 3.2.x On CentOS 6.3

Creating An NFS-Like Standalone Storage Server With GlusterFS 3.2.x On CentOS 6.3

This tutorial shows how to set up a standalone storage server on CentOs 6.3. Instead of NFS, I will use GlusterFS
here. The client system will be able to access the st…

Using ATA Over Ethernet (AoE) On Ubuntu 12.10 (Initiator And Target)

Using ATA Over Ethernet (AoE) On Ubuntu 12.10 (Initiator And Target)

This guide explains how you can set up an AoE target and an AoE initiator (client), both running Ubuntu 12.10. AoE
stands for “ATA over Ethernet” and is a storage area network (SAN…

Using ATA Over Ethernet (AoE) On CentOS 6.3 (Initiator And Target)

Using ATA Over Ethernet (AoE) On CentOS 6.3 (Initiator And Target)

This guide explains how you can set up an AoE target and an AoE initiator (client), both running CentOS 6.3. AoE
stands for “ATA over Ethernet” and is a storage area network (SAN)
p…

Setting Up An NFS Server And Client On CentOS 6.3

Setting Up An NFS Server And Client On CentOS 6.3

This guide explains how to set up an NFS server and an NFS client on CentOS 6.3. NFS stands for Network File System; through NFS, a client can access (read, write) a remote share on an NFS server as i…

Encrypt Your Data With EncFS (OpenSUSE 12.2)

Encrypt Your Data With EncFS (OpenSUSE 12.2)

EncFS
provides an encrypted filesystem in user-space. It runs without any
special permissions and uses the FUSE library and Linux kernel module to
provide the filesystem interface. It is a pass-through…

How To Convert An ext3/ext4 Root File System To btrfs On Ubuntu 12.10

How To Convert An ext3/ext4 Root File System To btrfs On Ubuntu 12.10

ext3 and ext4 file systems can be converted to btrfs. For non-root
file systems, this can be done online (i.e., without reboot), while for
root file systems we need to boot into …

Ubuntu 12.10 Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend

Ubuntu 12.10 Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend

This tutorial explains the installation of a Samba fileserver on
Ubuntu 12.10 and how to configure it to share files over the SMB
protocol as well as how to add users. Samba is configured as …

Setting Up An NFS Server And Client On OpenSUSE 12.2

Setting Up An NFS Server And Client On OpenSUSE 12.2

This guide explains how to set up an NFS server and an NFS client on OpenSUSE 12.2. NFS stands for Network File System; through NFS, a client can access (read, write) a remote share on an NFS serve…

Using ATA Over Ethernet (AoE) On Ubuntu 12.04 (Initiator And Target)

Using ATA Over Ethernet (AoE) On Ubuntu 12.04 (Initiator And Target)

This guide explains how you can set up an AoE target and an AoE initiator (client), both running Ubuntu 12.04. AoE
stands for “ATA over Ethernet” and is a storage area network (SAN)…

OpenSUSE 12.2 Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend

OpenSUSE 12.2 Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend

This tutorial explains the installation of a Samba fileserver on
OpenSUSE 12.2 and how to configure it to share files over the SMB
protocol as well as how to add users. Samba is configured a…

Running A Small Business Server With ClearOS 6.3.0 (Community Edition)

Running A Small Business Server With ClearOS 6.3.0 (Community Edition)

This guide shows how you can install and run a Small Business Server with ClearOS
6.3.0 (Community Edition). With ClearOS, you can run various services
(such as a file- and print…

CentOS 6.3 Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend

CentOS 6.3 Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend

This tutorial explains the installation of a Samba fileserver on
CentOS 6.3 and how to configure it to share files over the SMB protocol
as well as how to add users. Samba is configured as a s…

Striping Across Four Storage Nodes With GlusterFS 3.2.x On Ubuntu 12.04

Striping Across Four Storage Nodes With GlusterFS 3.2.x On Ubuntu 12.04

This tutorial shows how to do data striping (segmentation of
logically sequential data, such as a single file, so that segments can
be assigned to multiple physical devices in a…

Creating Encrypted FTP Backups With duplicity And duply On Debian Squeeze

Creating Encrypted FTP Backups With duplicity And duply On Debian Squeeze

When you rent a dedicated server nowadays, almost all providers give
you FTP backup space for your server on one of the provider’s backup
systems. This tutorial shows how you …