In this article I will play with software RAID mdadm in Linux. The goal is to learn how to create reliable RAID storage on Linux. I will create a RAID here, manage full disk encryption for it, show how recovery is working, grow the RAID adding a new device, install BTRFS on top of mdadm RAID and LUKS to store the data safely and securely.
Following the article of Jeremy Messenger I have
decided to write an update to it mainly for the sake of compatibility with new software versions.
LastPass is down. Such an outage of a mission-critical IT component can have severe consequences. While LastPass team is coping with the problem, we take our time to look into reliability of cloud technologies.
Here we talk about LastPass backup strategies and general questions of policies and reliability of cloud technologies.
Today I have unpacked a set of third-party toner cartridges for a laser printer and found a great notice there: “Never agree to printer updates”.
What a disastrous idea! Here we talk about updates to printers and securing your printer on LAN with CUPS.