What’s the default permission of newly created file/directories in unix ? This can be different in different hosts based on umask value. Each OS has default permission for newly created files and directories. But this can be changed using umask. … Continue reading
I have viewed all 24 lectures (link below) of “Distributed Systems” by Prof. Keshav, Waterloo University and would recommend all who are interested in the system to listen too. Each of the lecture comes with bundle of information. Prof co-relates … Continue reading
Sticky bit on files Sticky bit can be set on files for faster loading of program which in turn reduces the delay in execution of the binary. When a process executes a file that has its sticky bit set, the … Continue reading
As the name itself indicates it’s a file system on remote computer which can be accessed as a local filesystem on other computers in network. Sharing file system in a network is a 3 step process 1. Start NFS service … Continue reading
If you know the command in one unix operating system and looking for similar command in another unix operating system, have a look at guide available at http://www.unixguide.net/unixguide.shtml .
In simple words, LVM is nothing but logical management of disks on system. System administrators might be more interested in this topic rather than application developers but it’s always good to know little bit of system administration too. Why do … Continue reading