Posts tagged as storage

I recently ran into a situation where I needed to copy a large amount of data from one box to another in a LAN environment. In a situation like this, the following things are usually true, at least for this project they were: Just creating a Tar…

I recently decided to jump into the object storage revolution (yeah, I'm a little late). This drive comes from my very old archives I'd like to store offsite but also to more easily streamline how I deploy applications which have things like dat…

In the past week at work, I've had a need to utilize some directly attached boxes working over NFS to share a storage array, the backblaze storage pod actually. This was necessary as the pods don't have many compute resources to handle the load…

At work, we have a couple Backblaze storage pods (version 3 with 4TB drives) that we use for backup purposes. They were obtained before my time because quick, bulk storage was necessary to backup our object storage platform, Swift. Sadly, the bo…

Recently, it seems my NFS connections have been crashing hard, most recently, a saved file from my browser to my servers’ mount point via NFS which caused the VM I was using to completely lock up:( So I did some quick searching and found these o…

So i’ve recently done more research into raid array performance and the variables that impact speed. I’ve found some really good articles regarding this discussing mainly chunk size but also stripe width, strides, and all kinds of fun terms you…

Just found the command I’ve forever been looking for: goliath# blkid -o list device fs_type label mount point UUID --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------…