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 And more! Don’t just configure your storage. Understand it. Get FreeBSD Mastery: Storage Essentials today!
Author: Michael W Lucas