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Using VDO on CentOS/RHEL7 for Storage Efficiency

Besides Btrfs, native Linux-based storage solutions have lagged behind the robustness and features of ZFS and the BSDs.  Recently Red Hat acquired Permabit which provides an Open Source device-mapper Linux kernel driver and layer that sits between block devices and … Continue reading

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Creating lots of iSCSI LUNs Quickly on Netapp

I’ve been using Netapp technology since Ontap 6 before flexible volumes were around, and it’s my favorite commercial storage platform.  They provide a robust CLI and you can automate repetitive tasks by using SSH and a bit of creativity.  Recently … Continue reading

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