[CentOS] CentOS and LessFS

Nataraj incoming-centos at rjl.com
Wed Jan 18 00:46:13 UTC 2012

On 01/17/2012 02:36 PM, Ljubomir Ljubojevic wrote:
> On 01/17/2012 09:29 PM, Hugh E Cruickshank wrote:
>> From: Nataraj Sent: January 16, 2012 23:56
>>> The ZFSonlinux project from LLNL looks promising (native mode kernel
>>> implementation, pool version 28), although the version that supports
>>> mountable filesystems is still in the RC stage.  I would want
>>> some solid
>>> testing before deploying in a backup system.
>>> http://zfsonlinux.org/
>> Hi Nataraj:
>> Thanks. I had not seen this one. It does look more promising than the
>> zfs-fuse package.
> As much as I could deduce, Btrfs outperforms ZFS, and it is at the 
> moment only missing btrfsck (in development). And it supports (almost) 
> all features.
> I was really hot for ZFS, but I have seen one thorough test with various 
> sizes of data and in some cases Btrfs outperformed ZFS, but I cleaned my 
> Firefox cache and history for the first time in at least a year :( and I 
> can not find it now.
> Btrfs is pushed and sponsored by Oracle, for their uses, and since ZFS 
> is also theirs, I guess they will implement all ZFS's good featuries.

Is btrfs widely deployed and running solidly in production
environments?  I thought the dedup code for btrfs was still a bunch of
patches that had to be applied and not in the mainstream implementation
yet.  The LLNL zfs port is a loadable kernel module.


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