[CentOS] ZFS on Linux

Sergej kandyla sk.paix at gmail.com
Mon Dec 29 11:33:39 UTC 2008


Mag Gam wrote:
> I am planning to use ZFS on my Centos 5.2 systems. The data I am
> storing is very large text files where each file can range from 10M to
> 20G. I am very interested on the compression feature of ZFS, and it
> seems no other native Linux FS supports it.
>
> My question are: Is ZFS stable? How does it scale for very large
> filesytems, ie, 2TB to 9TB? How is the performance of fuse? I plan to
> use it on my archive server first, so data reliability is very
> important
>
> Any thoughts or ideas?
>   

Did you look at Ext4 ?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ext4

"The ext4 filesystem can support volumes with sizes up to 1 exbibyte and 
files with sizes up to 16 TiB"

At least for linux it looks better that ZFS via fuse.


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