[CentOS] ZFS on Linux
vnpenguin at vnoss.org
Sun Dec 28 19:27:10 UTC 2008
On Sun, Dec 28, 2008 at 8:02 PM, Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
>> Any thoughts or ideas?
> I'd be surprised if anyone is using zfs/fuse/linux combinations
> seriously. Why not just run your archive server on opensolaris or
> freebsd where zfs runs natively? Or if you want to pretend it is a
> linux distro, perhaps nexenta http://www.nexenta.org/os or their
> commercial nexentastor version would work. They have a mostly-ubuntu
> userland running on an opensolaris kernel.
Yes, agreed with Les Mikesell. Running zfs on Linux is not a good idea
at all, at least for this moment :-)
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