Wednesday, April 21, 2021

How to Configure NFS Server on Ubuntu 18.04 Server

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In this tutorial, we will discuss how to configure NFS server on Ubuntu 18.04 server. NFS operates on a server-client architecture and therefore to demonstrate how to configure NFS server on Ubuntu 18.04 server to share directories and files over the network and Ubuntu 18.04 desktop as our NFS client, follow through this guide. Network File system (NFS) is a commonly...

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...

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 ownCloud Desktop Client on Debian 10 Buster

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Learn how to install ownCloud Desktop Client on Debian 10 Buster. ownCloud Desktop Client is a gui based ownCloud application that enables you to; Connect to one or more ownCloud servers (HTTP or HTTPS) for viewing in a single UIBrowse files and folders in the native Finder or Explorer and share by name or link with a right-clickAutomatically sync your latest...

How to Install and Configure NFS Server on RHEL/CentOS 7

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In this tutorial, we will learn how to Install and Configure NFS Server on RHEL/CentOS 7. Network File system (NFS) is a commonly used file-based storage system that allows remote systems to access files over a computer network and interact with them as if they were locally mounted. This enables system Administrators to group resources onto centralized servers on a...

Install and Configure Ceph Block Device on Ubuntu 18.04

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In this guide, we are going to learn on how to install and configure Ceph Block Device on Ubuntu 18.04. Ceph Block Devices is one of the deployments options of Ceph Storage Cluster. Other deployments include  Ceph Object Storage and Ceph File System. Ceph block device is also known as Reliable Autonomic Distributed Object Store (RADOS) Block Device (RBD). They interact...

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...

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...

Setup GlusterFS Distributed Replicated Volume on CentOS 8

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In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to setup glusterfs distributed replicated volume on CentOS 8. Gluster is a free and open source scalable network filesystem which enables you to create large, distributed storage solutions for media streaming, data analysis, and other data- and bandwidth-intensive tasks. Setup GlusterFS Distributed Replicated Volume on CentOS 8 Prerequisites Before you can proceed, ensure...

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...