Storage caching options in Linux 3.9 kernel

dm-cache is (albeit still classified “experimental”) is in the just released Linux 3.9 kernel. It deals with generic block devices and uses the device mapper framework. While there have been a few other similar tools flying around, since this one has been adopted into the kernel it looks like this will be the one that […]

Storage Miniconf Deadline Extended!

The organisers have given all miniconfs an additional few weeks to spruik for more proposal submissions, huzzah! So if you didn’t submit a proposal because you weren’t sure whether you’d be able to attend LCA2010, you now have until October 23 to convince your boss to send you and get your proposal in.

Storage miniconf at 2010

Since you were going to 2010 in Wellington, NZ anyway in January of next year, you should submit a proposal to speak at the data storage and retrieval miniconf. If you have something to say about storage hardware, file systems, raid, lvm, databases or anything else linux or open source and storage related, please […]