Tag: mastery

Book Review: Relayd and Httpd Mastery

Book Review: Relayd and Httpd Mastery

The httpd server is a web server with FastCGI and TLS support. The relayd is a free and open source load-balancer and web-proxy server. One can use httpd and relayd to run a static website, blog, a PHP base application and so on using OpenBSD, FreeBSD, TrueOS, and HardenedBSD operating system. The book “Relayd and […]

Book Review: Tarsnap Mastery Online Backup For the Truly Paranoid

It is always a good idea to keep backups of all of your data in multiple places. Every Linux or Unix sysadmin needs to master the art of backups if they want to keep their data forever. Most seasoned sysadmins recommend and follow the 3-2-1 rule: At least three copies of data In two different […]

Book Review: FreeBSD Mastery – Storage Essentials

I have been a big fan of author, Michael W Lucus for years now. I love his Absolute OpenBSD book and have yet to read one better on OpenBSD. I am also a fan of his book Absolute FreeBSD so was looking forward to reading this. I had high expectations but at the same time […]

Book Review: FreeBSD Mastery: Specialty Filesystem

A filesystem is nothing but the data structures that an operating system uses to keep track of files on a disk. The filesystem stores pictures, music, videos, accounting data and more. The different operating system comes with various filesystems. One may need to move data between FreeBSD and other Unix-like systems like OS X or […]

Book Review: FreeBSD Mastery – ZFS

Book Review: FreeBSD Mastery – ZFS

Once again a great FreeBSD book to read. I was anxious to read this after reading FreeBSD Mastery- Storage Essentials 2014. I read where he was writing a ZFS book, but didn’t know it was out until I was asked to review it. I loved the introduction, being into hardware and history, it was such […]