Archive for the Storage Category

Build a PXE boot server environment

July 28, 2012 by  |  1 Comment

This is an outline of how to build a PXE (Preboot Execution Environment) server to boot one or many computers over the network. This might be helpful if you don’t have a CD/DVD drive in the computer you want to do a clean install of the OS on, or if you want to build many identical computers at once. Building your PXE server as a virtual machine is highly recommended, as it becomes very portable and easy to deploy.

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GlusterFS: Build a three-node storage cluster

July 26, 2012 by  |  No Comments

This article will guide you step by step through a three-node GlusterFS cluster. For this setup I’m using three Ubuntu 12.04 servers with a second hard drive attached to hold all the data.

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Private Dropbox clone using OpenMediaVault and SparkleShare

November 14, 2011 by  |  3 Comments

Private Dropbox clone using OpenMediaVault and SparkleShare

So, you want your own, unlimited and secure Dropbox clone? Read on. It’s pretty simple to get it going.

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