This week on the Gestalt IT Rundown, we discuss the Ubuntu 18.04 LTS release and the launch of Storbyte.
With the release of Ubuntu 18.04, Canonical included some compelling new features, like support for updates without rebooting and Snap software installs. But in some ways it’s a return to form for the distribution. The most notable blast from the past is returning to GNOME after a long dalliance with Unity.
Do you need a script to let you replicate ZFS snapshots for use as backups? Of course you do. Luckily Larry Smith Jr. is on the job. Take a look at what he’s put together. Looks like a good implementation to me. Larry Smith Jr. comments: ZFS – Replication Backups I recently rebuilt my lab NAS […]
The data center is a post-apocalyptic wasteland. Ravaged by an invasive new species called “The Cloud”, previous enterprise technology has been decimated, destroyed or completely mitigated. As fickle CTOs furtively abandon their previously hallowed IT principles, only a select few of the true believers keep the hope alive against an all out victory by The Cloud.
Even these courageous few are forever changed by the experience, for one cannot experience The Cloud an remain inert. No, to survive this powerful force, one must emulate it to survive. From the ashes of the old data center, comes a new, lean, agile force. This is one of their stories. This is Permabit.