[CentOS] Information Week: RHEL 7 released today

Wed Jun 11 13:11:00 UTC 2014
Timothy Murphy <gayleard at eircom.net>

m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:

> Red Hat released the 7.0 version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux today, with
> embedded support for Docker containers and support for direct use of
> Microsoft's Active Directory. The update uses XFS as its new file system.

Does XFS have any advantages over ext4 for normal users, eg with laptops?
I've only seen it touted for machines with enormous disks, 200TB plus.

Does XFS have the same problems that LVM has if there are disk faults?

Timothy Murphy  
e-mail: gayleard /at/ eircom.net
School of Mathematics, Trinity College, Dublin 2, Ireland