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You can use tar, split and md5sum to backup large files (30Gig or more) easily under Linux / UNIX operating systems.

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Linux captures the ‘green’ flag, beats Windows 2008 power-saving measures Independent tests show that Red Hat Linux pulls as much as 12% less power than Windows 2008 on identical hardware.

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Anyone else finding Amazon unavailable? If anything can go wrong, it will.

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Describes how to deal with high disk I/O generating scripts or programs using ionice and CFQ scheduling class under Linux.

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Google doesn’t reveal exactly how many servers it has, but I’d estimate it’s easily in the hundreds of thousands.

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LVM is an implementation of a logical volume manager for the Linux kernel. The biggest advantage is that LVM provides the ability to make a snapshot of any logical volume.

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