Category: Storage

How To Manage Layered Local Storage With Stratis On RHEL 8

How To Manage Layered Local Storage With Stratis On RHEL 8

Stratis Is a local-management storage solution by the  RedHat team introduced with RHEL 8  that enables System administrators to configure advanced storage features such as : Pool-based management Thin provisioning File system snapshots Monitoring Stratisd is the daemon behind Stratis and helps in configuring storage components under the XFS filesystem and device-mapper subsystem. At the…

Find UUID of Storage Devices in Linux

Find UUID of Storage Devices in Linux

UUID is a unique identifier used in partitions to uniquely identify partitions in Linux operating systems. UUID is a property of the disk partition itself. So, if you install the hard drive containing the partitions on another Linux computer, the partitions will have the same UUID as before. So, that’s a good thing. The UUID…

Creating FAT Filesystems in Linux

Creating FAT Filesystems in Linux

The full form of FAT is File Allocation Table. It is a file system developed by Microsoft. FAT filesystem was developed for very old version of Windows operating system like DOS, Windows 98 etc. The FAT filesystem is still used today because it is supported on every operating system out there. For example, Android SD…

Configure LVM on Linux Mint

Configure LVM on Linux Mint

Imagine that you have a Hard Disk that requires you to resize a chosen partition. This is possible on Linux thanks to LVM. With this in mind, this article will teach you how to Configure LVM on Linux Mint. However, you can apply this tutorial to any Linux distribution. What is LVM? LVM is a…

Dockerfile Volumes

Dockerfile Volumes

When you run a Docker container, none of the data in that container is saved. What I mean is, let’s say you started a Docker container. Then you created some files and folders in a directory (let’s say /data) there. When you stop the container, all the files and folders in the /data directory will…

Install Nextcloud on FreeNAS

Install Nextcloud on FreeNAS

Nextcloud is one of the most popular open source, self-hosted cloud storage alternative. It offers a visually appealing and intuitive frontend for you to access your data remotely. You can install Nextcloud on a local server to share files among your colleagues. Or if you want to install it on a VPS as an alternative…

FreeNAS vs unRAID

FreeNAS vs unRAID

FreeNAS is a trusted and robust operating system for your Network Attached Storage (NAS). The company behind it, iXsystems, has been around since the dot com era and has made a name for itself in terms of both the hardware it delivers and the software (like FreeNAS) that is shipped with it. But is this…