Is ZFS ready for prime time?

Adam Vande More amvandemore at
Mon Nov 15 20:43:55 UTC 2010

On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 2:10 PM, Devin Teske <dteske at> wrote:

> Sounds like FUD.
> Like the OP, I too am interested in the current state of ZFS. We've been
> following the threads as far as build 28, and I do indeed see positive
> improvement and continued development. However, is anyone that is
> actively involved in the project able to provide a snapshot opinion of
> the production readiness of ZFS for enterprise deployment?
> If the opinion is that ZFS is not ready for production, are there any
> technical explanations as to the efficacy or lack thereof rather than
> the above philosophical FUD which implores the OP to pour over massive
> archives (which can paint an inverse picture because the archives are
> usually filled with a higher number of issues than success stories --
> which is true of nearly ANY mailing-list)?

You'll need to go over to freebsd-fs@ if you want a technical discussion.
All you'll get here is meaningless opinionated philosophical gibber with
little to no basis in reality.

Adam Vande More

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