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RAID – not just smoke and mirrors

My final talk at Linux.conf.au 2013 was about “md” software RAID. Slides are here and video is here (mp4). One take away, mainly from conversations afterwards, is that – there is a perception that – it is not that uncommon … Continue reading

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Linux.conf.au – one down, two to go.

At linux.conf.au this week and as always it is proving to be a great conference. Bdale’s keynote on Monday was a really good opening keynote: very wide-ranging, very high level, very interesting and relevant, very pragmatic and  sensible. One of … Continue reading

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Writing for LWN

I like to write articles for LWN.net from time to time. Recently I wrong about the recently announced “f2fs” file system (https://lwn.net/Articles/518988/) and might follow it up with a couple more reviews of other filesystems. One challenge is thinking of … Continue reading

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A new blog…

I’m moving my neil.brown.name site to a new home (off in the cloud with better network connectivity – thanks Orion) and so thought it was probably time to try out different blog software. Previously I have been using a python … Continue reading

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