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High-Availability Storage With GlusterFS On Ubuntu

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This tutorial shows how to set up a high-availability storage with two storage servers (Ubuntu 9.10) that use GlusterFS. Each storage server will be a mirror of the other storage server, and files will be replicated automatically across both storage servers. The client system (Ubuntu 9.10 as well) will be able to access the storage as if it was a local filesystem. GlusterFS is a clustered file-system capable of scaling to several peta-bytes. It aggregates various storage bricks over Infiniband RDMA or TCP/IP interconnect into one large parallel network file system. Storage bricks can be made of any commodity hardware such as x86_64 servers with SATA-II RAID and Infiniband HBA.

Does Ubuntu Make Linux Look Bad?

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robinzrants.wordpress: On one of the computer forums I visit, someone has suggested that Ubuntu Linux “makes Linux look bad.”

Ubuntu on the Latitude 2100 Netbook

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Ubuntu

workswithu.com: I recently purchased a Latitude 2100 netbook from Dell and am pretty happy about it. Now that I’ve used it for a couple weeks, it’s time for a review of its performance under Ubuntu.

New Roadmap Charting The Road Ahead

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blog.launchpad.net: It’s my pleasure to introduce to you the single greatest Launchpad planning achievement for 2010: the roadmap.

What's Coming In Lucid Alpha 2?

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omgubuntu.co.uk: The second Alpha release of Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx is due for release next Thursday (14th January) but what can you expect to find inside it?

Ubuntu Netbook Remix vs Moblin

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Linux
Ubuntu

tuxradar.com: Over the last 12 months, netbook and mobile Linux has made massive advances in features and install base. This is primarily thanks to two netbook distributions - Moblin and Canonical's Ubuntu Netbook Remix (UNR).

Ubuntu 9.10 brings polish but may demand tinkering

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washingtonpost.com: A few months ago, a widely used operating system received a major upgrade -- and Microsoft and Apple had nothing to do with it. This upgrade came from the developers responsible for one of the most popular versions of the open-source Linux operating system Ubuntu.

A Small Business Guide to Linux Desktop Software

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SUSE
Ubuntu

smallbusinesscomputing.com: While you can still download many free versions of Linux online, for convenience sake, several vendors offer user-friendly versions and charge a fee for support. Red Hat and Novell are the primary desktop Linux vendors, but another Linux distribution for the desktop is on the rise — and it is completely free.

Manual for Karmic Still Not Certain

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  • WebDav and Ubuntu Encrypted Home Folder

Benchmarking Ubuntu’s lpia Build

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workswithu.com: As the new owner of a Dell Latitude 2100 netbook, I’m eager to get as much performance out of my little machine as possible. One of the most pressing issues in my life over the last week, therefore, has been to decide whether to use the i386 or lpia build of Ubuntu on my new computer.

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