Displaying items by tag: zfs

The release of version 2.0.0 by the OpenZFS project has some crowing as though some revolutionary new software, which will bring benefits to world+dog, has landed.

Published in Open Sauce
Monday, 13 January 2020 09:49

ZFS? Simple, don't use it, says Linus Torvalds

The merging of the ZFS filesystem into the Linux kernel codebase in the near future appears to be unlikely, after Linux creator Linus Torvalds said he would not merge the filesystem until he was assured that the owner, Oracle, would not sue.

Published in Open Source
Monday, 16 May 2016 11:21

ZFS to be offered by Debian

The Debian GNU/Linux distribution will include the ZFS filesystem as a choice from now on, according to an announcement by Petter Reinholdtsen, the developer responsible.

Published in Open Source
Monday, 07 March 2016 16:17

Is Canonical about to violate the GNU GPLv2?

Canonical's decision to offer the ZFS filesystem as default in the forthcoming April release of its Ubuntu GNU/Linux distribution has put others in the free software and open source community offside.

Published in Open Sauce

For years now, Linux has been all the rage. But in recent times, there have been murmurings among some veterans — long-time users — after the introduction of systemd, the init system that seems to overstep its boundaries.

Published in Open Source
Thursday, 26 June 2014 11:41

Oracle refreshes ZS3 storage

Improved software for Oracle's ZFS Storage ZS3 provides new capabilities and better performance.

Published in Hardware
Thursday, 09 December 2010 09:06

Next Debian release to support ZFS

The next release of Debian, Squeeze, will include support for ZFS using the official installer, in its kFreeBSD port.

Published in Open Sauce
Friday, 10 September 2010 15:35

Oracle, NetApp settle patent suits

Oracle and NetApp have settled the patent suites that the database giant inherited with its acquisition of Sun Microsystems.

Published in Strategy
Wednesday, 24 June 2009 04:47

Enter ext4, the filesystem of the future

The ext4 filesystem has been around for a while as experimental code in GNU/Linux distributions. Recently one distribution decided to make it the default for an install.

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