Multiple Windows VMs, all of them with identical software installed (they're clones in fact) that I have to run for administrative+licensing reasons, give me a headache storage-wise. KVM on Linux runs ...
I need to store multiple versions of a ~ 150 GB binary file (qcow2) on Linux servers with local storage, and was hoping there is some solution that involves just keeping diffs that can be merged as ...
Now I'm trying to configure ZFS with deduplication on my linux backup server and have a question. For example I have 1k files in backup1.tar and 1k same files and 1 new in backup2.tar. This files ...
I have configured 5 libraries on the HP D2D system Discovery on the Bacula server shows only the last library and not all libraries. Why? [root@server bacula]# iscsiadm --mode discovery --type ...
I have two systems which hold backups and I would like to de-duplicate. Both are existing systems so new filesystems such as zfs or lessfs aren't really an option. There seems to be a HUGE list of ...
I'm looking for a free solution to build virtual disk targets accessible over SAN (iSCSI). Primary requirement for me is data deduplication support. After much search on the internet i came across ...
What is the best file system for storing VM images? I am looking for features that can save some disk space like compression, deduplication, etc. ZFS is known...but any other alternatives in Linux ...
NetApp provides block-level deduplication (ASIS). Do you know any filesystem (even FUSE-based) on Linux (or OpenSolaris, *BSD) that provides the same functionnality ? (I'm not interested in false ...