Anatomy of the Linux file system

Oct 30, 2007 ... When it comes to file systems, Linux is the Swiss Army knife of operating systems.
Linux supports a large number of file systems, from ...

Next-generation Linux file systems: NiLFS(2) and exofs

Oct 31, 2009 ... There's something both exciting and frightening about the announcement of a
new Linux file system. It's exciting because file systems represent ...

Anatomy of Linux flash file systems

May 20, 2008 ... This article introduces you to flash file systems for Linux, and explores how they
care for their underlying consumable devices (flash parts) ...

Anatomy of Linux journaling file systems

Jun 4, 2008 ... But today, a journaling file system (ext3) is the default in Linux. Discover the
ideas behind journaling file systems, and learn how they provide ...

Ceph: A Linux petabyte-scale distributed file system

Jun 4, 2010 ... A recent addition to Linux's impressive selection of file systems is Ceph, a
distributed file system that incorporates replication and fault tolerance ...

Anatomy of the Linux virtual file system switch

Aug 31, 2009 ... Linux is the very definition of flexibility and extensibility. Take the virtual file
system switch (VFS). You can create file systems on a variety of ...

Network file systems and Linux

Nov 10, 2010 ... Network File System (NFS) has been around since 1984, but it continues to
evolve and provide the basis for distributed file systems. Today ...

Learn Linux, 101: Create partitions and filesystems

Jul 12, 2010 ... Finally, you learned that a Linux filesystem contains files that are arranged on a
disk or other block storage device in directories. As with many ...

Learn Linux, 101: Maintain the integrity of filesystems

Aug 24, 2010 ... Learn how to check the integrity of your Linux filesystems, monitor free ... If the
filesystem was not cleanly unmounted, a consistency check is ...

Learn Linux, 101: Control mounting and unmounting of filesystems

Oct 20, 2010 ... The root (/) filesystem is mounted as part of the initialization process. Each of the
other filesystems that you create is not usable by your Linux ...

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