ZFS on backup fileserver - RAM usage
000.fbsd at quip.cz
Mon Oct 13 21:08:09 UTC 2008
Matt Simerson wrote:
> It all depends on your workload. If you work your backup serves hard
> (as I do, backing up thousands of OS instances), you'll have
> significant reliability problems using FreeBSD 7.1 and ZFS. After a
> crash that corrupted my file systems, I have moved to 8-head with
> Pawel's latest patch.
> My backup servers have between 16 and 24 disks each. The ones with 16GB
> of RAM crash far less frequently than my server that has only 2GB. That
> one is getting upgraded soon.
I am planning to backup about 10-15 servers (mainly webservers and few
mailservers) and not expecting high load.
Did 8-current with the latest ZFS patch fixed all stability problems?
Thanks for suggestions to both of you.
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