CHAPTER 5Advanced File SystemManagementGetting the Best Out of YourFile Systems

File system management is among the first things that you do when you start using Ubuntu Server. When you installed Ubuntu Server, you had to select a default file system. At that time, you probably didn't consider advanced file system options. If you didn't, this chapter will help you to configure those options. This chapter first provides an in-depth look at the way a server file system is organized, so that you understand what tasks your file system has to perform. This discussion also considers key concepts such as journaling and indexing. Following that, you'll learn how to tune and optimize the relevant Ubuntu file systems.

Understanding File Systems

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