[CentOS] ZFS

Tue Sep 16 18:11:00 UTC 2014
Valeri Galtsev <galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu>

On Tue, September 16, 2014 12:47 pm, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
> Warren Young wrote:
>> On 9/15/2014 16:54, Paul Heinlein wrote:
>>> On Mon, 15 Sep 2014, Valeri Galtsev wrote:
>>>   1. a throw-away line meant as a joke,
>> I didn't take it as a joke so much as a comment that where he works,
>> high-end hardware is available for the asking.  SLC is the most
>> expensive sort of SSD; if it's so readily available that he can joke
>> about using them for paving tiles, he's pooh-poohing my observation that
>> adding an SSD to a ZFS pool to accelerate it isn't free.  Where he
>> works, it effectively *is* free.
>> Where *I* work, a freed-up second-hand 40 GB first-generation SSD is a
>> welcome boon.
> We don't use 'em. We get more annoyed at OEMs who really, *really* want
> you to buy their new systems with the k3wl 2.5" drives

What is 'k3wl 2.5' drives"? Just fascinated by what you are saying, yet
fail to find what it is. Even switched from my usual "DuckDuckGo"
searching engine to google, yet no dice... I feel like a cave man in the
middle of today's New York City...


, that are amazingly
> expensive, and you're lucky to find 'em at 1TB, when you really want to
> slap in three 4TB WD Reds....
>>> Who gets to say that USB is an acceptable acronym while SLC is not? If
> you know, how does one become that person?
>> Prescriptivist lexicographers are popinjays that try to tell you what
>> the legal words are.
>> The descriptivists are the real lexicographers, because they merely try
>> to figure out which words are actually being used in a widespread
>> fashion and try to document the meaning(s) of those words.  They
>> understand how language actually works.
>> SLC is perfectly cromulent to a descriptivist.  It's in wide use in a
>> large community, and a large fraction of that community agrees on its
>> meaning.
>> Keep in mind that there are only about 17,000 three-letter acronyms.
>> Most will have conflicts.
>> Yes, most.  XQZ is yet unused according to http://www.acronymfinder.com/
> <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SLC>
> Given the upcoming elections, I like Scottish Law Commission, though where
> I work, Single-Layer Cell might be more appropos.
>          mark, who works for a TLC (Three Letter Company)
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Valeri Galtsev
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Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics
University of Chicago
Phone: 773-702-4247