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For partitions created on Logical Volume Manager (LVM) (Linux feature) at install time, they can be resized easily by concatenating extents onto them or truncating extents from them over multiple storage devices without major system reconfiguration.
Turbolinux, one of the first-generation Linux vendors to enter the business arena, on Monday announced a new online storage service for its Wizpy device, which was first introduced in June. The Wizpy, which behaves as a Linux operating system as well as media player, now provides an online storage service from Omnidrive, the Palo Alto, Calif.-based storage services provider.
TurboLinux says it has added online storage capabilities to its combination PMP (portable media player) and personal Linux boot device. The "Wizpy" device will soon gain support for network-based file storage, thanks to a deal with third-party storage service provider Omnidrive.
Canonical has begun beta testing a managed storage service - known as Ubuntu One (pictured) - that allows Ubuntu 9.04 users to share and sync files between multiple Ubuntu PCs. Here's the scoop from The VAR Guy.
Wuala is a cloud storage service offered by LaCie, a computer storage and display outfit. Wuala is supported on all major operating system platforms, and there is even an app for iPhone and iPad. Like all cloud storage services, Wuala makes it easy for you to backup, sync, share and retrieve your data from any location.
The action continues around Linux and open source in the embedded software space, where this week we are hearing that MIPS Technologies, a provider of processor technology for a range of networking, mobile, consumer and other devices, is open sourcing its port of the Linux-based Android OS software.
I am relatively new to the Ubuntu PS3 Port team. I joined about a month before Hardy was released when I was told by Gouki that there really wasn’t any development happening on it because it was a community maintained port just like the PowerPC port now is too. I just felt I had to do something - Ubuntu on the PlayStation3 is just too compelling for me to sit back and watch it bit-rot!
This morning's Washington Post reveals that the Department Of Justice has been pressuring Congress to expand its power to obtain records of Americans' private Internet activity through the use of National Security Letters (NSLs).