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Hacker Public Radio

Your ideas, projects, opinions - podcasted.

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In-Depth Series


In this series we explore various different filesystems.

NilFS2 - klaatu | 2017-06-14

Klaatu talks about NilFS2, including how to monitor checkpoints, create snapshots, and browse snapshots.

NILFS or NILFS2 (New Implementation of a Log-structured File System) is a log-structured file system implementation for the Linux kernel. It is being developed by Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) CyberSpace Laboratories and a community from all over the world. NILFS was released under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL).

How I use ZFS on Linux - Michal Cieraszynski | 2014-12-31

On the show today, I will tell you about how I use the ZFS file system on my home server. I also go into some details about how I came to use the ZFS, especially under Linux. I also tell you about a certain pitfall I ran into with the hard drives I chose for ZFS. And finally, I will refer you back to HPR episode 1600 by JWP for more information about ZFS, as he goes into great detail about it and its history.


The BTRFS File System - JWP | 2014-10-03

The BTRFS File System

The zfs File System - JWP | 2014-09-19

The zfs File System

The xfs File System - JWP | 2014-09-05

The xfs File System

The FAT and NTFS File Systems - JWP | 2014-08-22

The FAT and NTFS File Systems

The JFS File System - JWP | 2014-08-08

The JFS File System

The reiserfs File System - JWP | 2014-07-25

The reiserfs File System

The Ext3 and 4 File System - JWP | 2014-07-11

The Ext3 and 4 File System

The Journaling File System - JWP | 2014-06-27

The Journaling File System

The Ext2 File System - JWP | 2014-06-13

The Ext2 File System

The Ext File System - JWP | 2014-05-30

The Ext File System