Archive for August, 2012

Logical Volume Manager makes the dynamic expansion of file systems dead stupid simple.  However there is a weakness, if you are using a partitioned file system as your Physical Volume (PV) then you will end up needing to expand the file system if you ever need to grow the actual storage.  This can be avoided […]

Monday, August 20th, 2012 at 06:00 | 4 comments
Categories: How To, Linux, LVM2

In our previous articles we built the foundation of our Logical Domains environment, which then enabled us to create a Logical Domain in part two.  Now in the final article in this series we will be connecting to and performing the installation of the operating system. Solaris Virtualization: Using Logical Domains on Solaris 11 Part […]

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012 at 06:00 | 2 comments

In our previous article we went through the process of preparing a Solaris 11 for SPARC machine as a Logical Domain hypervisor.  Now that we have laid out our foundation we are ready to create some Logical Domains. Solaris Virtualization: Using Logical Domains on Solaris 11 Part One Create the Logical Domain Configure Devices We […]

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012 at 06:00 | Comments Off

Solaris 11 for SPARC, as well as previous versions of Solaris, include a neat little technology called Logical Domains (which has been rebranded as Oracle VM for SPARC).  Logical Domains are implemented in the SPARC processor. This series is going to focus on the basic administration of a Logical Domains environment using the basic command […]

Monday, August 6th, 2012 at 06:00 | Comments Off

In my laptop I have a solid state disk, and frankly I am way past addicted to solid state disks, but what you get in performance you lose in capacity.  As such I have had to be creative with how I can have the capacity and the performance that I need.  Lately the solution has […]

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012 at 06:00 | Comments Off
Categories: Bash, How To, Linux, LVM2
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