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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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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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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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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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Can MySQL use multiple data directories on different physical storage devices

I am running MySQL with its data dir on a 128Gb SSD. I am dealing with large datasets (~20Gb) that are loaded and processed weekly, each stored in a separate DB for the purposes of time point ...
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Compress files to daily/weekly/monthly archives with Windows scheduled tasks

For EDI files which need to be archived, I would like to use a compression uitility (like 7Zip) which collects and compresses files based on their file date. For example, a weekly archive ...
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deleting old unused images

As we move on with our content-based websites, lots of images get dumped in our images folder, but we rarely come across self-committed monkyes that delete their files once they do not need it, which ...
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Email Archive Solution

I need recommendation for Email archive solution. We have setup hosting and email server on one of government enterprise where they need to store all incoming/outgoing emails for compliance and ...
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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 ...