Storing Backup Archives on Amazon Web Services Glacier Service (AWS)

At some point you might want to store your backups somewhere other than your home or office to give yourself more tolerance of a disaster wiping out your valuable data. I have personally tried and tested Amazon Web Services Glacier service and found it great for storing large volumes of data at a rate anyone… Read more »

Your Own Cloud Managed Storage with Owncloud on VMware ESX

ownCloud is a free and open-source web application for data synchronisation, file sharing and remote storage of documents (cloud storage). ownCloud is written in PHP and javascript languages This is a great alternative to the other storage based cloud solutions as it is a “fully manage yourself” solution. As long as you trust the host… Read more »

Expand LVM Volume on Linux

  Overview Logical Volume Manager (LVM) is a logical volume manager for the Linux Kernel; it manages disk drivers and similar mass-storage devices. The term “volume” refers to a disk drive or partition thereof. Assumptions This document assumes LVM is installed on the following Linux (LVM-aware) distributions: Arch Linux CrunchBang CentOS Debian Fedora Gentoo Mandriva… Read more »