FreeBSD Mastery: Storage Essentials

FreeBSD Mastery: Storage Essentials

by Michael W. Lucas

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Overview

FreeBSD is one of the oldest and most featureful open-source Unix-like operating systems. FreeBSD Mastery: Storage Essentials takes you on a deep dive into FreeBSD�s disk management systems.

You�ll learn about:

* identifying your storage hardware
* the Common Access Method
* GEOM�FreeBSD�s powerful and flexible stackable storage system
* GUID Partition Tables, the modern disk partitioning standard
* MBR/disklabel partitioning, used by older and embedded systems
* avoiding common partitioning errors
* aligning partitions to the physical disk, for peak performance
* the high-performance Unix File System
* tuning UFS to fit your environment and load
* Two ways to journal filesystems, and when to use each
* The GELI and GBDE disk encryption systems, and when to use each
* Software-based disk mirroring, striping, RAID-5 and RAID-10.
* Custom FreeBSD installs

And more!

Don�t just configure your storage. Understand it. Get FreeBSD Mastery: Storage Essentials today!

Product Details

BN ID: 2940150159471
Publisher: Tilted Windmill Press
Publication date: 11/24/2014
Series: IT Mastery , #4
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Michael W Lucas has been a systems administrator for over twenty years. He is the author of the critically-acclaimed Network Flow Analysis, Cisco Routers for the Desperate, Absolute FreeBSD, Absolute OpenBSD, SSH Mastery, and more.

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