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Lenovo Server Firmware Update Reference

Prior to performing any configurations on a server, it’s highly recommended to update the system firmware. This ensures support for newer operating systems / hypervisors and all known bugs / vulnerability have been resolved, ensuring stability and security on the system. Once a server has been deployed, it’s a best practice and recommendation to keep the firmware updated on regular intervals, a suggested time frame for updating a system would be every 4 months. Depending on the environment, no workload…

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Building A High Performance Storage Server With CentOS and OpenZFS

In this tutorial we build a completely open Storage Server using open source technologies. OpenZFS will be installed from source as it doesn’t form part of the official CentOS repository. Installing from source does add additional complexity in the installation process but it provides us with much more flexibility and control over the file system. Operating System: CentOS Linux v7.5 (Build 1804) Download Link: https://www.centos.org/download/ File System: OpenZFS v0.7.9 Download Link: http://zfsonlinux.org/ Operating System Installation A graphical user interface won’t…

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