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GNU Parted is an industrial-strength package for creating, destroying, resizing, checking and copying partitions, and the file systems on them. This is useful for creating space for new operating systems, reorganising disk usage, copying data on hard disks and disk imaging.
The Logical Volume Manager (LVM) is a subsystem for online disk storage management which has become a de facto standard for storage management under Linux.
The GParted application is a graphical partition editor for creating, reorganizing, and deleting disk partitions. A disk device can be subdivided into one or more partitions. The GParted application enables you to change the partition organization on a disk device while preserving the contents of ... [More]
QTParted is a Partition Magic clone. It uses libparted for raw disk access, so you need parted installed to use it. The goal of QTParted is to fully wrap all function of parted and create a user friendly PM clone for Linux.
Clonezilla is a partition or disk clone tool similar to Norton Ghost®. It saves and restores only used blocks in hard drive. Two types of Clonezilla are available, Clonezilla live and Clonezilla SE (Server Edition).
The Enterprise Volume Management System (EVMS) Project has the goal of providing unparalleled flexibility and extensibility in managing storage. It represents a new approach to logical volume management, as the architecture introduces a plug-in model that allows for easy expansion or customization of various levels of volume management.
libguestfs is a library for accessing and modifying guest disk images. Amongst the things this is good for: making batch configuration changes to guests, getting disk used/free statistics (see also: virt-df), migrating between virtualization systems (see also: virt-p2v), performing partial backups ... [More]
Optimized at approximately 40MB, the Parted Magic OS employs core programs of VisParted and Parted to handle partitioning tasks with ease, while featuring other useful programs (e.g. Partition Image, TestDisk, fdisk, sfdisk, dd, ddrescue, etc.) and an excellent set of documentation to benefit the ... [More]
The xen-tools package contains a collection of Perl scripts for working with Xen guest images Linux. Using this software, you can easily create new Xen guests configured to be accessible over your local network and complete with an installed copy of OpenSSH. xen-tools currently has scripts to ... [More]
HiveDB is an open source framework for horizontally partitioning MySQL systems. HiveDB uses a partition-by-key scheme to manage sharded data stored in separate MySQL databases. Out of the box HiveDB supports simple JDBC or HIbernate via HIbernate Shards.