Webinar - KQStor ZFS port on Linux


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Knowledge Quest Infotech is proud to present the ZFS* port on Linux. Linux enthusiasts have attempted to port ZFS on Linux to bring the best of both worlds together, but faced several issues. We, at KQ Stor, have successfully ported ZFS to Linux!

Finally, after a rigorous effort from KQ ZFS team as well as all the eager contributors of the beta, KQ STOR released the GA code of ZFS port on Linux on January 14th 2011.

ZFS creates enormous opportunities for data integrity solutions, storage solutions with ease of administration. KQ Stor provides software solutions using ZFS to address your data integrity, storage and virtualization requirement solutions

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Webinar - KQStor ZFS port on Linux

  1. 1. ZFS Port on Linux<br />Anurag Agarwal (CEO) and Anand Mitra (CTO)<br />KQ Stor is a product company from KQ Infotech. ZFS is a trademark of Oracle. ZFS port on Linux is an open source.<br />
  2. 2. Why ZFS<br />The last word in file system<br />Provable data integrity: Detects and corrects silent data corruption<br />Immense capacity: The world’s first 128-bit filesystem<br />Simple administration<br />Large number of features<br />Smokin’ performance<br />
  3. 3. ZFS on Multiple OS<br />FreeBSD: Ported in 2007, zpool v(14), released in Jan 2010<br />MacOs: Port started in Aug 2007, stop in Oct, 2009<br />Fuse port on Linux: Ported in 2007, zpool v(23) released in Jun 2010<br />
  4. 4. Why ZFS on Linux<br />Linux: undisputed leader<br />Significant interest for porting ZFS to Linux<br />An itch<br />
  5. 5. History of ZFS Port at KQInfotech<br />July 2008, KQInfotech founded<br />End of 2008, Early ZFS exploration<br />2009, Became more serious about native ZFS port<br />Oct 2009, First public demonstration of ZFS port<br />Brian from LLNL, working on the similar goals<br />2010, Rebased to code from Brian<br />Sep 2010, Beta <br />Jan 2011, First general availability release <br />
  6. 6. ZFS Beta<br />15 Sep, 2010: Beta Launch<br />Beta was supported on<br />RHEL<br />Ubuntu<br />Fedora<br />Great Response for Beta<br />500+ registration for beta<br />Active support by community<br />
  7. 7. ZFS Release<br />Creating KQStor Brand<br />Launch on Jan 14, 2011<br />Ported zpool version 28<br />Supported features<br />Storage Pool<br />Compression<br />Snapshot / Clone<br /> Send / Receive<br />Dedup<br />
  8. 8. KQStor Release Matrix<br />Binary Distribution for:<br />Ubuntu 10.10 Server<br />Kernel<br />FC14<br />Kernel<br />RHEL6<br />Kernel 2.6.32-71<br />Based on customers requests will be available for other distros and versions<br />
  9. 9. Feature Comparison<br />
  10. 10. Quality of ZFS port<br />Solais Test Framework, related to ZFS (partially ported to Linux)<br />Fstest (Posix compatibility tests)<br />LTP<br />Extensive Load testing with data and metadata verifications<br />
  11. 11. ZFS developers community<br />Source code is available at Github:<br />https://github.com/zfs-linux<br />Providing all possible support to build a vibrant dev community<br />
  12. 12. Business Model for KQStor<br />ZFS port is open source<br />KQInfotech making serious investment in this port<br />Venture with commercial interest<br />KQStor ZFS becomes a core technology<br />Interesting products and solutions on top of this technology in near future<br />Provide services related to this and other services offerings of KQInfotech<br />
  13. 13. Road Map<br />Support other Linux distros<br />Debian<br />More as per customer interests<br />Management UI<br />Replication<br />Clustering (HA)<br />Many more solutions and products<br />
  14. 14. Support Plans<br />
  15. 15. Thank You<br />Contact Us <br />KQ Infotech Pvt. Ltd.<br />A-401, Mitrangan, Baner Road, Pune – 411045<br />(O) +91 (20) 6511 0984<br />(O) +1 408 419 1518<br />Email: sales@kqinfotech.com<br />Website: www.kqinfotech.com<br />KQ Stor is a product company from KQ Infotech. ZFS is a trademark of Oracle. ZFS port on Linux is an open source.<br />