Articles by Charlie Schluting 

LinuxCon: the Good, the Bad, and the Nerdy

LinuxCon 2009 represented the Linux Foundation's first big-tent technical conference. Did it deliver on its promise to innovate, or will OSCON remain at the top of the open source conference heap?

Head to the Cloud for Storage with Linux and DRDB

Have your storage needs gone beyond a few lines of rsync scripting? With a combination of Amazon's cloud services, DRDB and Linux you can craft a resilient storage solution.

How to Cope with File Server Permissions Hell

What do you do when your Samba users are seeing "permission denied" more often than they see their files? For starters, go back to the drawing board ... literally. Next, get back to the basics with Unix and Linux file permissions.

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