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Learning FreeNAS Book Released; Buying it helps the Open Source Project

Learning FreeNAS, a book about how to turn a PC into Network Attached Storage, has been published today. Using a royalty scheme provided by the publishers, by purchasing this book some of the money received will be given to the FreeNAS Open Source project.

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August 22, 2008 (FPRC) -- Learning FreeNAS, a book by Gary Sims, has been published by Packt Publishing today. The book is guide to the FreeNAS software and teaches you how to turn a PC into a Network Attached Storage server. It also support the FreeNAS Open Source project by giving some of the royalties back to the project.

This book will show you how to work with FreeNAS and set it up for your needs. You will learn how to configure and administer a FreeNAS server in a variety of networking scenarios. You will also learn how to plan and implement RAID on the server as well as how to use Storage Area Network technologies like iSCSI. The standard FreeNAS documentation walks you through the basic configuration, but this book will tell you exactly what you should do to plan, work, and deploy FreeNAS. This book has a comprehensive troubleshooting section that will point you in the right direction whenever you need help.

Also when you buy this book you are also supporting the FreeNAS Open Source project through Packt Publishing's Open Source Project Royalty Scheme. In this scheme when Packt sell a book written on an Open Source project, they pay a royalty directly to that project. Therefore by purchasing this Learning FreeNAS book, Packt will have given some of the money received to the FreeNAS project.

'It has been great fun to write this book,' said Gary Sims, the author. 'I am so pleased that the book has been published and that some of the proceeds will go back into the Open Source Community.'

About Gary Sims
Gary Sims is a freelance Linux/FreeBSD consultant and writer from the UK and has been working with open-source software since the mid 1990s. He first saw Linux while completing his degree in Business Information Systems at Portsmouth University. Then while working for Digital Equipment Corp he came in to contact with DEC's Ultrix and later Digital UNIX (formerly OSF/1). While developing enterprise software for DEC on its UNIX platforms he became more and convinced of the benefits of open source and open-source Unix-like operating systems like Linux and FreeBSD. After leaving DEC he became a software contractor and after moving to Romania in 2003 he became a freelance Linux/FreeBSD consultant and writer and started publishing articles for the Open Source Technology Group (owners of Linux.com and SourceForge.net). This then led to him writing his first book with Packt.

About Packt
Packt, pronounced Packed, published its first book Mastering phpMyAdmin for Effective MySQL Management in April 2004 and subsequently continued to specialize in publishing focused books on specific technologies and solutions.

Their books and publications share the experiences of their fellow IT professionals in adapting and customizing today's systems, applications, and frameworks. Their solutions-based books give their readers the knowledge and power to customize the software and technologies they are using to get the job done.

Packt is a modern, unique publishing company with a focus on producing cutting-edge books for communities of developers, administrators, and newbies alike.

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