Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Install and Setup GlusterFS Storage Cluster on CentOS 8

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In this guide, we are going to learn how to install and setup GlusterFS storage cluster on CentOS 8. GlusterFS is an opensource distributed and scalable network file system that clusters various disk storage resources into a single global namespace. It is suitable for data-intensive tasks such as cloud storage and media streaming. Some of the common features for...

Install and Setup GlusterFS on Ubuntu 18.04

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Welcome to our guide on how to install and setup GlusterFS on Ubuntu 18.04. Well, so what is GlusterFS? GlusterFS is an opensource distributed and scalable network file system that clusters various disk storage resources into a single global namespace. GlusterFS is suitable for data-intensive tasks such as cloud storage and media streaming. Some of the common features for...

Setup Three Node Ceph Storage Cluster on Ubuntu 18.04

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Welcome to our tutorial on how to setup three node ceph storage cluster on Ubuntu 18.04. Ceph is a scalable distributed storage system designed for cloud infrastructure and web-scale object storage. It can also be used to provide Ceph Block Storage as well as Ceph File System storage. Setup Three Node Ceph Storage Cluster on Ubuntu 18.04 Ceph Storage Cluster setup requires...

Backup Windows System with BackupPC Using Rsyncd

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This guide will take you through how to backup Windows System with BackupPC using rsyncd. In our previous guide, we learnt how to backup Windows system with BackupPC using Samba share (Server Message Block protocol). It is much safer to use Rsyncd for backup compared to using SMB. Backup Windows System with BackupPC Using Rsyncd Assuming you have BackupPC server up and...

Backup Windows System via SMB Using BackupPC

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Welcome to our guide on how to backup Windows system via SMB using BackupPC server. There are three methods in which BackupPC can use to backup data. These include the use of SMB protocol for backing up Windows systems, Rsync and Tar for backing up Linux/Unix/MacOSX systems. In this guide, we are going to learn how to backup Windows...

Install and Setup BackupPC Server on Ubuntu 20.04

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 BackupPC is a high-performance enterprise-grade cross-platform backup software suite with a web-based frontend. It can be used for backing up Linux, Windows and Mac OSXs PCs and laptops to a server’s disk. In this guide, we are going to learn how to install and setup BackupPC Server on Ubuntu 20.04. BackupPC provides quite a number of features; Provides a web interface which allows administrators...

How to Create an LVM Logical Volume

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In this tutorial, we are going to learn about how to create LVM logical volumes. Before we dive deeper, let us have a look at LVM architecture. LVM ARCHITECTURE OVERVIEW The structure of an LVM disk environment is simply illustrated in the figure below. LVM Logical Volumes Components The underlying structure of an LVM environment is a block device such a partition or...

Setup Software RAID on Ubuntu 20.04

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Setup Software RAID on Ubuntu 20.04
In this tutorial, you will learn how to setup software raid on Ubuntu 20.04. RAID is an acronym for Redundant Array of Independent Disks. The term inexpensive can occasionally be used instead of independent. RAID is to combine multiple devices/inexpensive disk drives into an array which yields performance that is better than that of one large and expensive drive. Some...

How Install and Configure iSCSI Storage server on CentOS 7

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In our previous tutorial, we covered how to install and configure iSCSI storage server on Ubuntu 18.04 and in this tutorial, we are going to learn how to implement the same on CentOS 7 and other RHEL derivatives. In this deployment, we will be using two CentOS 7 servers, one acting as the iSCSI target while the other functions as...

How to Install and Configure BackupPC as a Backup Server on Ubuntu 18.04

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In this guide, we will learn how to install and configure BackupPC as a backup server on Ubuntu 18.04. BackupPC is a free, high-performance enterprise-grade backup software suite with a web-based frontend that can be used for backing up Linux, Windows and Mac OS PCs and laptops to a server's disk. BackupPC is highly configurable, easy to install and maintain....