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Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Why do geeks have lust for ZFS? (zamwi.com)

Nice blog post that explains some of the “whys” of ZFS. Just how big is a 128-bit filesystem? Well, lets just say we’re not going to run into filesystem limitations anytime soon, since we’d have to convert all the Earth’s oceans into energy in order to store that much data. ZFS Wiki

Here’s the headline rundown:

  • 128-bit filesystem
  • Uses advanced hashing algorithms
  • Supports storage pools
  • Supports intelligent drive mirroring
  • Supports snapshots
  • Is fast!
posted by Nem W Schlecht at 21:33 in News    

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