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Category Archives: Linux
The piece of spinning Fe3O4 (ie rust) is by far the slowest piece of equipment in the IO stack. Heck, they didn’t invent SSD and Flash for nothing,...
Six years ago I wrote this article : Open Source Storage in which I described that storage will become “Software Defined”. Basically I already predicted SDN before the [..]
I always try to keep a clean slate on my Linux box. Not only when it comes to security but one thing I really hate is the massive [..]
5 Years ago wrote this article: Server virtualisation is the result of software development incompetence Yes, it has given me some grief given the fact 99% of respondents [..]
This is not really a blog post more a note to self. After pulling my hair out because after an update of the X-server and Gnome on my [..]
Linux has been pretty good with and for storage. The sheer volume of options w.r.t. filesystems, volume-managers, access methods (FC, iSCSI, NFS, DAS etc), multi-pathing but also the [..]
On December 3rd SUSE announced it no longer supports LibreOffice as part of its core business. This doesn’t come as a surprise since LO is a pretty beefy [..]
As an engineer dealing with storage I do get a hell-of-alot of info in either binary, hex, octal or decimal format. It’s always a PITA to convert these [..]
I use Google Eearth fairly regularly for all sort of things. I like searching places around the world and looking at additional info from for instance National Geographic. [..]
It was that time of year again. The bi-annual kernel upgrade on my Fedora 17 desktop. Normally this all goes very smooth and this time it was no [..]