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How to Create ZFS Filesystem with File Compression on Linux

ZFS filesystem is getting a wider recognition on Linux. In ZFS, you can enable compression at the filesystem level. This will store the data in compressed format, which will save lot of disk space. In this article, we’ll explain how to create the filesystem from the ZFS storage pool and enable compression on ZFS. This [...]

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Using cloud computing, we can access various business and consumer applications as tools or utilities over the internet. It allows us to create, modify and customize the business applications online. Cloud computing can be broadly classified into the following two models: 1. Deployment Model This model define the access type of clouds. In other words, [...]


HPSA stands for HP Server Automation. HPSA is used to bring entire server infrastructure (both physical and virtual) under one management to gain full visibility to all your servers and operations. It can handle multiple server management activities including provisioning on bare metal, software management, patch management, audit remediation, security management,etc. This article explains major [...]


The first hands-on Linux sysadmin workshop for this year is here. I’m excited to announce that the registration for the Los Angeles Linux Sysadmin workshop is now open. Workshop Date and Location Workshop Date: 05-Mar-2015 (Thu) and 06-Mar-2015 (Fri) Location: 2000 East Mariposa Avenue, El Segundo, CA 90245 (This is the Courtyard by Marriott that [...]


The 1st live hands-on Linux sysadmin workshop for this year is here. This time, it will be in Los Angeles. This is two days of hands-on training, where all the participants will work on several well structured lab exercises on a Linux system. This workshop is for newbies or intermediate users of Linux who would [...]


Happy New Year 2015 – From Geek and the Dolls

Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love. ~Mother Teresa Happy New Year to all TGS readers from Me and My Daughters (Diya and Neha). We wish you and your family a happy and prosperous New Year. With your tremendous love and support, TGS team is extremely [...]


Top 5 Best Chromebook Laptop (and Pros and Cons of Chrome OS)

Chromebook runs on Chrome OS. If you’ve been thinking about buying a chromebook, you should first decide whether Chrome OS is an appropriate choice for you or not. We’ll explore the following in this article: Why you should buy chromebook? Why you shouldn’t buy chromebook? Top 5 best chromebook laptop to purchase Why You Should [...]


I’m excited to announce that the details of the San Francisco Bay Area Linux Sysadmin workshop is finalized. Several participants who showed interested in this workshop earlier have already signed-up. Early bird registration will close by July 31st. If you are interested, take advantage of the early-bird discount and sign-up quickly. Workshop Date and Location [...]