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Check inode availability for your server

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Published on : February 28, 2017 by

Check inode availability for your server

Hello Folks, This is my first post of the year and covers on how to get the count of inode in your server/account. Before going on further, let me describe what inode is. inode inode is a data structure used to represent a filesystem object, which stores the attributes and disk block location(s) of the […]

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Extending LVM without data loss

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Published on : September 11, 2015 by

Extending  LVM without data loss

A Virtual Server had the ‘/’ partition almost 90 percent of its capacity and hence I had to use the extra added 200GB unpartitioned free space to the LVM volume mounted at ‘/’ without losing the data which already existed in ‘/’.Eventhough the tutorial follows  LVM extend of a VPS it can be followed while […]

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Disk health evaluation using IOSTAT

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Published on : July 23, 2014 by

Disk health evaluation using IOSTAT

iostat (input/output statistics) a utility that reports Central Processing Unit (CPU) statistics and input/output statistics for devices and partitions.It can be used for the linux disk health check and it is quite handy to identify which partition is being heavily used and if any HW issues exist. The details regarding the various parameters will make this […]

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