FreeBSD is one of the oldest and most featureful open-source Unix-like operating systems. FreeBSD Mastery: Storage Essentials takes you on a deep dive into FreeBSD’s disk management systems.
You’ll learn about:
identifying your storage hardware
the Common Access Method
GEOM–FreeBSD’s powerful and flexible stackable storage system
GUID Partition Tables, the modern disk partitioning standard
MBR/disklabel partitioning, used by older and embedded systems
avoiding common partitioning errors
aligning partitions to the physical disk, for peak performance
the high-performance Unix File System
tuning UFS to fit your environment and load
Two ways to journal filesystems, and when to use each
The GELI and GBDE disk encryption systems, and when to use each
Software-based disk mirroring, striping, RAID-5 and RAID-10.
Custom FreeBSD installs
Don’t just configure your storage. Understand it. Get FreeBSD Mastery: Storage Essentials today!
This bundle contains PDF, epub, and mobi, all DRM-free.
(BSD Daemon copyright 1988 Marshall Kirk McKusick.)