NAS News: FreeNAS, Ubuntu, XFS, Btrfs, ZFS, NAS4Free

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This is a NAS and storage related news links round-up. Interesting articles and posts on the advance of open storage file systems and NAS operating systems. It’s good to see that open source storage is making in-roads and is more-and-more seriously considered as a real option in businesses.

freenas-logoOpen Source FreeNAS Makes Inroads In Enterprise Data Storage

The open source FreeNAS Project may lack the enterprise installed base and marketing pomp of proprietary NAS platforms, but more and more organizations appear willing to experiment with it in limited implementations.

Link: target.com

 

FreeNAS: A Worst Practices Guide

While we have created a best practices for FreeNAS, we also decided to take a look at what you don’t want to do; things that will leave you hurting either immediately or down the road.

Link: freenas.org

 

owncloud-logoGet your own cloud and reclaim your data with Owncloud

In this interview, I ask Frank some questions I’ve been wondering about my own personal data as well as how ownCloud might play a role in a more open, yet secure, data future.

Link: opensource.com

 

XFS Lands Many Fixes For The Linux 4.3 Kernel

There isn’t a whole lot to this update – it’s mostly bug fixes and they are spread pretty much all over XFS

Link: iu.edu

 

Btrfs For Linux 4.3 Has TRIM & RAID 5/6 Fixes

Within the Btrfs updates this round is a TRIM patch to fix some corner cases, RAID 5 and RAID6 fixes,

Link: iu.edu

 

How To Wakeup Backup Nas Server and Mirror Files Using Rsync in Linux

How do I mirror /backups/personal (total 100GB and growing everyday) to a secondary nas Linux server located in my network? You can easily sync your files from main nas server to secondary nas server using the following techniques

Link: cybercity.biz

 

ZFS File System Will be Included in Ubuntu

A future version of Ubuntu Linux will have support for the powerful, state-of-the-art ZFS file system.

Link: softpedia.com

 

nas4freeNAS4Free New ARM Build 10.2.0.2

This is test build for ARM platform based on FreeBSD 11-CURRENT.

Link: sourceforge.net

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