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How To Use vmstat To Monitor Linux Performance

Linux distributions provides a lot of tools in order to monitor system performance. vmstat is one of the most used tool for system performance monitoring. vmstat can collect and report information about memory, cpu, swap, io in a detailed way. In this tutorial we will examine the output of the vmstat and different...

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How To Recover Data with ddrescue Command?

ddrescue is a GNU provided data recovery tool.It can copy and recover file, directory or whole hard drive. The best part of the ddrescue is it can prevent or solve read errors. Install For Ubuntu, Debian, Kali and Mint We can install ddrescue tool for deb based distributions like below....

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What is Master Boot Record or MBR?

Master Boot Record is the start of an partition schema in disk file systems. In daily usage we use single physical disk by splitting it multiple partitions for different use cases. Operating systems needs some structure in order to use disk drives without problem. Partition schema provides some structure where...

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How To Use Chkdsk /F Command?

Check Disk tools is used to check integrity , health of disk or hard disk. Check disk supports variety of file systems those mainly used in Windows operating systems like FAT16, FAT32, NTFS. We have all ready examined the checkdsk options in the following tutorial. Windows Chkdsk Utility Tutorial with Examples...

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Windows Defrag Command Tutorial with Examples To Defrag Disks

Disk performance is very important factor for Desktops and Servers. Desktops and Servers uses disks very busy way to write and read data. While buying disk we should prefer faster disk according to our budget. There are a way to make a disk faster without paying any money. We can...

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Windows Diskpart Command Tutorial with Examples To Format Disk

diskpart is a Windows utility to create partitions on disk. It is similar to the Linux fdisk utility. diskpart provides interactive command shell where we will enter related commands to partition, format disk and volumes. In order to run diskpart we need Administrator privileges. Best way to get Administrator privilege is opening MS-DOS...

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Windows Performance Recorder (wpr) Command Tutorial with Examples To Record Performance Metrics

Performance is important factor for server management. In Windows family operating system we can use wpr tool to save and monitor performance metrics. wpr means Windows Performance Reporting. This tools can save the specified topic performance metrics. Syntax The syntax of wpr command is like below.

List Performance Profiles A regular server...

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Windows Chkdsk Utility Tutorial with Examples To Fix File System Errors

Check Disk or chkdsk command is used to detect FAT16, FAT32, NTFS file system related errors and fix them. Chkdsk can not recover corrupted files which is hard situation. Chkdsk can be run from command line or from GUI but the command line use is the most practical way. Syntax...

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Linux dd Command To Backup with Examples

Backup is important part of the Linux system administration. Without backups a system is not safe and also the system administrator position too 🙂 . There are different ways to take backup. Some tools provides user level backup operation like copying or sync files. Other backup tools provides more file...

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