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 ...

Common threads: Advanced filesystem implementor's guide, Part 1

With the 2.4 release of Linux come a host of new filesystem possibilities,
including ReiserFS, XFS, GFS and others. Sure, these filesystems sound cool,
but what ...

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

Oct 31, 2009 ... Linux continues to innovate in the area of file systems. It supports the largest
variety of file systems of any operating system. It also provides ...

Anatomy of Linux flash file systems

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Learn Linux, 101: Manage file permissions and ownership

Nov 30, 2010 ... Learn to manage file ownership and permissions on your Linux ... exam for Linux
system administrator certification, or just to learn about file ...

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 ...

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