Efficiently managing the storage of your servers will ensure that things continue to run smoothly, as a full filesystem is a sure fire way for everything to grind to a halt. Thankfully, Linux servers feature a very expansive tool set for managing your storage, some of which are a source of envy for other platforms. As Linux server administrators, we benefit from technologies such as LVM, and utilities such as
ncdu, as well as many others. In this chapter, we explored these tools and how to manage our storage. We covered how to format, mount, and unmount volumes, as well as managing LVM, monitoring disk usage, and creating links. We also discussed swap, as well as managing our
In our next chapter, we'll work through connecting ...