LinuxQuestions.org
Support LQ: Use code LQ3 and save $3 on Domain Registration
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > LinuxQuestions.org > Linux - News > Syndicated Linux News
User Name
Password
Syndicated Linux News This forum is for the discussion of Syndicated Linux News stories.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 06-21-2006, 11:21 AM   #1
LXer
LXer NewsBot
 
Registered: Dec 2005
Posts: 75,765

Rep: Reputation: 87
LXer: ZFS Adds Exciting Twist to Mundane World


Published at LXer:

when OpenSolaris was released it seemed like a nice thing for all those Solaris admins who wanted a shiny new free version to play with, but not so relevant to folks with actual work to do. Zettabyte filesystem, however, changed the landscape. Officially it's just ZFS now, not Zettabyte. But zettabyte is more fun to say. At any rate, ZFS is very impressive and represents a huge leap past other filesystems on the market. You know, all those filesystem utilities you've been relying on all these years? All that fsck, dump, restore, mkfs, tunefs, and their Ext3/JFS/XFS/ReiserFS/UFS counterparts; volume managers like EVM and LVM; raidtools; rysnc; quota; fdisk, and all the rest of the baggage you've been forced to lug around just to coax filesystems into a semblance of usefulness - using ZFS means you can dump them all. ZFS was written from the ground up to meet modern needs.

Read More...
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
LXer: Don't Let 'Intellectual Property' Twist Your Ethos LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 06-10-2006 12:03 PM
LXer: Xosoft adds support for Linux, 64-bit, BlackBerry LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 05-07-2006 04:21 PM
LXer: Linspire adds disaster recovery software to CNR LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 04-25-2006 04:03 AM
LXer: Sun's ZFS builds on promise of RAID LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 01-28-2006 11:01 AM
LXer: Allpeers Extension Adds P2P to Firefox LXer Syndicated Linux News 0 01-04-2006 03:01 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:37 AM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration