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Yes, it’s July. But these updates are for June. Because I put off writing this post. Initial reaction to “FreeBSD Mastery: ZFS” has been positive. I’m pleased that so many people like the book. Work on “FreeBSD Mastery: Advanced ZFS” is underway. I want…
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+Michael Lucas ordered it this morning!
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While I was at BSDCan, tutorialLinux posted a review of Networking for Systems Administrators. “One of the best five systems administration books he’s ever read?” That’ll do me for a bit, I think. He also used my new brag shelf banner photo to establish…
While I was at BSDCan, tutorialLinux posted a review of Networking for Systems Administrators. "One of the best five systems administration books he's ever read?" That'll do me for a bit, I think. ...
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Important #FreeBSD advice from zfsbook.com.
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The printer says that they’ll have FreeBSD Mastery: ZFS to me before I leave for BSDCan. And they’ve sent UPS tracking numbers. Numbers that UPS acknowledges. While they don’t show a delivery date yet, UPS says that the boxes exist. So I’m pretty…
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"FreeBSD Mastery: ZFS" is now out on most Kindle stores. See some links at http://zfsbook.com.
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Thanks for the update!
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You can now get the ebook for FreeBSD Mastery: ZFS at Tilted Windmill Press. I’m uploading it to ebookstores today. Should be available everywhere very soon. I’ll do another post when that happens. The final cover is below. Art by the illustrious Eddie…
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My 20-minute Tarsnap talk at mug.org turned out to be more like 40 minutes. It’s now available at YouTube. Or, just watch it below.
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All good and useful information as well. If you are interested in Tarsnap (which appears to be the best online backup solution for *nix environments I have seen) and was not there last night, I highly recommend watching the video. As always Michael gave an excellent presentation.
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Apparently the book does not completely suck.

Thank you, +tutoriaLinux!  You're more than welcome to review copies of anything else I do.
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Yes, really nice book.
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Because Saturday night was a daft time to announce anything:

I will have print+ebook bundle of "FreeBSD Mastery: ZFS" at BSDCan.

http://blather.michaelwlucas.com/archives/2419
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And now for something fun: the cover painting for FreeBSD Mastery: ZFS. Like FreeBSD Mastery: Storage Essentials, this was done by the excellent Eddie Sharam. The original work was Hy Sandham’s Bicycling.
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40 years in writing. 20 years in systems & network administration. Intermittent instructor
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Michael W Lucas, Michael W Lucas Jr
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Best-selling author. Martial arts. Pet rats. Hot & cold running insolence.
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Author of books "SSH Mastery," "Absolute BSD," "Absolute OpenBSD," "PGP & GPG," "Cisco Routers for the Desperate," "Absolute FreeBSD," "Network Flow Analysis," "Networking for Systems Administrators," and assorted other work.
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