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    Flash memory is fast but also expensive. Caching with Flash provides a way out: A smaller and cheaper SSD can speed up the disk.

  • Decentralized

    Many users associate the term P2P with BitTorrent and the (not always legal) exchange of files. But peer-to-peer networks offer an option for anonymously offering websites and other services. We examine five popular alternatives for P2P networking.

  • Blockwise

    Even with all the talk of Big Data and the storage revolution, a steady and reliable block-based filesystem is still a central feature of most Linux systems.

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