OpenDedup just released a greatly enhanced Virtual Appliance based on SDFS. The OpenDedup Virtual NAS Appliance is designed for simple setup and management SDFS volumes for virtual environments. The Appliance includes capabilities to create, mount,delete, and export SDFS volumes via NFS from a Web Based interface. It also includes VMWare storage api integration that allow … Continue reading OpenDedup Virtual Appliance (based on SDFS)
Time Machine and NAS Hacks
Just found out that my Time Machine SparseBundle is corrupt. I thought that it would be cool to save some money and hack Time Machine to enable backups to a Network Share on my home NAS instead of buying Time Capsule. It worked perfectly for a month or so, but I've done some changes on … Continue reading Time Machine and NAS Hacks
Remember this? Now you can send a disk to Amazon and they will put it on S3. Talk about opportunity...
Storage Analytics with DTrace
There are two things that makes me coming back to Solaris: ZFS and DTrace. Have a look at Fishworks, a dream for every admin out there. Sun's storage appliance offer is based on this.