The purpose of this tutorial is to mount NTFS on Linux. NTFS stands for New Technology File System and is created by Microsoft for use on their Windows operating systems. It doesn’t see much use on Linux systems, but has been the default file system on Windows for many years. Linux users are probably used to seeing drives with the ext4 file system, which is normally the default and definitely the most widespread in the Linux world.
MySQL is probably the most famous Relational Database Management System (RDBMS). Developed as a free and open source software, it was originally backed by the MYSQL AB company, but is now owned by Oracle. In MySQL the “storage engine” used for a table determines how data is handled.
In this tutorial, we go through the steps to format a Solid State Drive (SSD) on a Linux system. This can be done via GUI or command line, and we will cover the process for both. The guide will be applicable regardless of what Linux distribution you’ve decided to use, especially the command line method.
The ext4 filesystem includes multiple improvements in terms of performance, over its predecessor ext3. Ext4 is not only faster than ext3, but can also handle much larger filesystems and files, and lots of other improvements under the hood. If you haven’t yet upgraded to ext4 on Linux, it’s definitely time to do so.
The purpose of this guide is to learn about enable or disable Linux HDD sleep. cover the steps necessary to change a hard drive’s sleep/standby mode timer on Linux. You can either enable standby mode on a storage device, disable standy completely, or adjust the current time it takes for a hard drive to enter standby.
Let’s start by explaining what write-back caching is and how it works to better understand the Linux write cache. Write caching is a feature available on most hard drives that allows them to collect all data into the drive’s cache memory, before being permanently written to disk. Once a certain amount of data is collected in the hard drive’s cache memory, the whole data chunk is transferred and stored with a single writing event.
In this how to check hard drive power on hours in Linux you will see how you might prevent disaster, by knowing details about system’s storage device in terms of “power on” hours (runtime), number of read and writes, or bad blocks, to determine the overall hard drive’s health and ageing.