May 1st, 2020 | 36 mins
7fx2, a cloud guru, amd, backups, benchmarking, bgp, cloudflare, cpu, cron, cryptography, data integrity, devops, email, energy efficiency, epyc, fio, hard disk performance, hard drive, intel, internet, iops, iron wolf, isbgpsafeyet, jupiter broadcasting, md-raid, monitoring, networking, per-core performance, raid, raid-10, raid-5, raid-6, raidz, raidz2, route leak, routing, rpki, seagate, security, storage, sysadmin podcast, systemd, systemd timers, tdp, techsnap, threadripper, zfs
We dive deep into the world of RAID, and discuss how to choose the right topology to optimize performance and resilience.
April 3rd, 2020 | 31 mins 17 secs
a cloud guru, andoird, block device, cloudfare, crypto, debian, device mapper, devops, dm-crypt, dm-zoned, encryption, exfat, filesystems, firmware, free software, fud, google, jupiter broadcasting, kernel module, linux 5.6, microsoft, networking, ntfs, ntfs-3g, nvme, open source, paragon software, raid, samba, samsung, seagate, security, shingled magnetic recording, smb, smr, ssd, sysadmin podcast, techsnap, ubuntu, western digital, windows, wireguard, zfs, zoned storage, zonefs
We take a look at Cloudflare's impressive Linux disk encryption speed-ups, and explore how zoned storage tools like dm-zoned and zonefs might help mitigate the downsides of Shingled Magnetic Recording.
February 21st, 2020 | 29 mins 36 secs
18.04, 18.04.4, a cloud guru, arc, benchmarks, cache, caching, clear linux, clear linux os, devops, filesystems, hamr, hard drives, hardware enablement, hdd, intel, jupiter broadcasting, l2arc, latency, linux, linux academy, linux desktop, lru, lts, maintenance release, mamr, microsoft, mobaxterm, performance, seagate, smr, storage, swupd, sysadmin podcast, techsnap, throughput, ubuntu, western digital, wifi, windows, wsl, zfs, zfs on linux, zol
We explore the potential of heat-assisted magnetic recording and get excited about a possibly persistent L2ARC.