comments on todays ZFS announcement ? comparison to UFS2 on
julian at elischer.org
Wed Nov 16 13:55:09 PST 2005
>I found this announcement today - apparently ZFS is now available as a
>Can anyone take some time and do some quick feedback on it and compare and
>contrast it to UFS 2 in its 6.0-RELEASE incarnation ?
>Mainly I am curious - if an application has no ties or dependency on
>FreeBSD (or any other OS), is ZFS going to be the no-brainer, obvious
>I am not sure if ZFS snapshots survive reboots (solaris 9 snapshots did
>not), and I am fairly certain you cannot boot a ZFS device. Also, it
>looks like a very complex filesystem.
looks cool.. the uberblock must run red hot though unless htey have some
way of moving it around.
more detail would be needed.. Wonder if there is a paper on it..
>But I am just a layman - can any of the very technical people here shed
>some light/thoughts/bigotries on ZFS, and ZFS vs. UFS2 ?
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