Category Archive For: Hardware

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Shared storage for Linux servers – quickly and painlessly

How to provide access to shared data using Linux based servers and cluster file system? In this post we are going to present quick and painless way to configure the ...

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A few words about hardware compression in a backup with tape drives.

Most present tape drives include a function called hardware compression. This makes available data compression to the magnetic tape by a drive. In many cases this feature may prove very ...

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RAID 5

How does RAID 5 work? The Shortest and Easiest explanation ever!

We all have limited time to study long and complicated information about RAID theories, but you may be interested as to how RAID 5 works. We made it simple for ...

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Why a HOT-SPARE Hard Disk is a bad idea

People are a bit surprised every time they hear this question from us. Conventional wisdom about Hot-Spares teaches us that it is a very nice idea: minimizing degraded array state, ...

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