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KQ ZFS no longer actively being worked on – ZFS on Linux

The ZFS file system┬ádidn’t get ported to Linux for a long time as its source-code is distributed under the CDDL license, which is incompatible with the GNU GPL, therefore making it impossible to integrate it into the mainline Linux kernel.

Posted in File Systems, ZFS

High-availability storage with GlusterFS on Ubuntu

This tutorial shows how to set up a high-availability storage with two storage servers (Ubuntu 9.10) that use GlusterFS. Each storage server will be a mirror of the other storage server, and files will be replicated automatically across both storage

Posted in Data Storage, File Systems

Google to switch to EXT4

Google is apparently in the process of migrating their current EXT2 file-systems over to the more current EXT4 file-system (Ubuntu 9.10 uses it by default) Phoronix reports This was brought up in a JFS benchmarking discussion. Google’s Michael Rubin shared

Posted in File Systems

Gluster enhances open-source clustered NAS

Gluster adds data storage management, virtual server support to open-source clustered NAS Gluster is joining a recent wave of emerging vendors adding enterprise storage management features to clustered network-attached storage (NAS) systems based on commodity hardware with this week’s release

Posted in Data Storage, File Systems

New FreeBSD Foundation Project: HAST

The FreeBSD Foundation has announced that is funding a new funded project: HAST “Pawel Jakub Dawidek has been awarded a grant to implement storage replication software that will enable users to use the FreeBSD operating system for highly available configurations

Posted in Data Storage, File Systems

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