ZFS on LinuxMircea MITU – Co-Founder IT Assist / CTOwww.itassist.ro www.itassist.ro
ZFS (quotes)● “ZFS is the most advanced file system ever invented” - zfs-fuse.net● “ZFS is a new kind of file system that provides simple administration, transactional semantics, end-to-end data integrity, and immense scalability” - opensolaris.org● “ZFS is a combined file system and logical volume manager designed by Sun Microsystems. “ - wikipedia.org www.itassist.ro
How to get ZFS running on Linux● On your distro● ZFS-FUSE.net ● Userland (FUSE) implementation ● Not very fast but stable & easy to run● ZFSonLINUX.org: native, sources● KQStor.com (native) ● bins for RHEL6/Fedora 14 & Ubuntu 10.04/10.10 www.itassist.ro
How to get ZFS running on Linux● Dedicated distros● Debian GNU/kFreeBSD● Nexenta (Ubuntu + OpenSolaris kernel)● OpenSolaris www.itassist.ro
Benchmarks (Phoronix)● Benchmarks Of The Official KQ ZFS Linux Module: http://xurl.ro/1nq0 (Jan 2011)● Debian GNU/kFreeBSD Benchmarks With Its New Kernel: http://xurl.ro/75n0 (Oct 2010)● Running The Native ZFS Linux Kernel Module, Plus Benchmarks: http://xurl.ro/73020 (Nov 2010)● Benchmarks Of ZFS-FUSE On Linux Against EXT4, Btrfs: http://xurl.ro/67p0 (Aug 2010) www.itassist.ro
ZFS @ IT Assist● Used in a Disaster Recovery Service● Offsite ZFS storage for hundreds of servers● Major benefits: ● High density (due to Copy-on-Write) ● Reliable (fault tolerant, atomic write, checksums) ● Ability to instantly clone current/previous versions of critical servers www.itassist.ro
IT Assist - IT as a Service● Complete IT Outsourcing● Dedicated services (i.e. Disaster Recovery) www.itassist.ro
ContactThank you for your attentionMore information: Mircea MITU <firstname.lastname@example.org> Co-Founder / Chief Technical Officer IT Assist - Your IT Department www.itassist.ro twitter.com/mirceamitu twitter.com/itassist www.itassist.ro
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