About Mark Slatem

Mark, a self-confessed coffee addict, Sci-fi enthusiast and Nature lover. Found most days perched in front of his Macbook - playing with cool web stuff. He lives in gorgeous Melbourne Australia with his wife and son. When not working he can be found reading a book or strolling on the beach listening to podcasts. Follow @trentster

Posts by Mark Slatem:

SmartOS Command Line FU

SmartOS is extremely powerful. A lot of its power can be unleashed and understood by familiarising ourselves with some of the inherent unix commands underpinning its solid foundation. Thankfully the folks at Joyent have eased this learning curve for us considerably by pre-bundling some utilities in SmartOS. These utilities, leverage the power of Dtrace, ZFS, Zones,(…)

OpenIndiana napp-it install & AFP setup

The following 2 screencasts demonstrate a basic napp-it install on OpenIndiana and the setup of netatalk version 3.0 for use with OSX Time Machine backups. Version 3 is very fast and I have tested from OSX: Snow Leopard, lion and Mountain Lion and have managed to almost saturate a Gigabit link to the ZFS storage appliance(…)

Project-FIFO – SmartOS GUI Screencast

Please Note: New FiFo 0.3 screencast released. Ver 0.2 is now depreciated. Today we are going to look at a demo of the pre-release version 0.2.0 of Project-FIFO, the amazing Open Source SmartOS Cloud management software, that allows you to manage all your SmartOS nodes via an intuitive browser based GUI interface. It is simply amazing(…)

FIFO: SmartOS GUI Web management is here.

ThIS version is outdated – please watch the new version 0.6.0 SCREENCAST : http://blog.smartcore.net.au/smartos-gui-project-fifo-0-6-0-demo/ Today I want to talk about “Project FIFO“ FIFO is an amazing SmartOS data-centre management application. It is the brainchild of the very talented developer Heinz  N Gies(aka Licenser) who has spent a lot of time and dedication developing the myriad(…)