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Home-brew automatic tiered storage solutions with Linux? (Memory -> SSD -> HDD -> remote storage)

Related to this question about using an SSD for system and HDD for data, except I would like my system to do this automatically... Is it possible to have several layers of storage and push items ...
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Which archive/compression format?

Zip, Rar, 7z, Gzip, BZip2, Tar etc. I'm hearing 7z is the flavor of the month, why? Is it best for all situations or are there better choices for specific situations. Or maybe the actual file ...
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Is there a smarter tar or cpio out there for efficiently retrieving a file stored in the archive?

I am using tar to archive a group of very large (multi-GB) bz2 files. If I use tar -tf file.tar to list the files within the archive, this takes a very long time to complete (~10-15 minutes). ...
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Backup is not Archiving - But what requirements does archiving have?

There's related thread on how to handle archiving. I'm asking on how to find the requirements in a company on the way archiving should be done, and also the requirements that need to be fullfilled so ...
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Tar: avoid archiving of files larger than certain size

I want to archive files (with tar) which are below 3 MB in size. But I also want to retain the directories in which those files exist. (so I cannot use find command). I just want to avoid the files ...
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What are some good methods for archiving MS Exchange messages?

I am familiar with archiving messages on the client side to .pst's... Are there good methods of archiving messages from multiple mailboxes on the server side?
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MS Outlook 2013 Sync Issue

I am seeing this log in the Sync Issues folder of Microsoft Outlook: 14:10:57 Synchronizer Version 15.0.4420 14:10:57 Synchronizing Mailbox 'SomeName' 14:10:57 Synchronizing Hierarchy 14:10:...
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What is a good alternative to email archive appliances for MS Exchange? [closed]

I'm currently using a Barracuda Networks Message Archiver 350 appliance for email archiving (since 2008). I've been updating the Barracuda firmware as soon as a new version is released. The ...