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Making a hot spare with automatic failover

I currently have a VPS hosted in Charleston, NC. My current provider is offering a deal to purchase an identical (resource wise) VPS in another data center. Although I rarely experience downtime, I ...
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Ubuntu server burn in test

We've assembled a simple storage server with COTS SATA disks that we're planning to tie together with software raid (Ubuntu Server, mdadm). What burn-in tests can one run to test the system, in ...
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How stable is zfs-fuse 0.6.9 on Linux?

I'm thinking of using ZFS for my home-made NAS array. I would have 4 HDDs in raidz on a Ubuntu Server 10.04 machine. I'd like to use the snapshot capability and dedup when storing data. I'm not so ...