Anyone using freebsd ZFS for large storage servers?
Albert.Shih at obspm.fr
Fri Jun 1 05:24:16 UTC 2012
Le 31/05/2012 ? 11:32:33-0400, Oscar Hodgson a écrit
> The subject is pretty much the question. Perhaps there's a better
> place to be asking this question ...
> We have (very briefly) discussed the possibility of using FreeBSD
> pizza boxes as a storage heads direct attached to external JBOD arrays
> with ZFS. In perusing the list, I haven't stumbled across indications
> of people actually doing this. External JBODs would be running 24 to
> 48TB each, roughly. There would be a couple of units. The pizza
> boxes would be used for computational tasks, and nominally would have
> 8 cores and 96G+ RAM.
I've Dell R610 + 48 Go Ram, 2x 6 core + 4 * MD1200 (36*3T + 12*2T)
[root at filer ~]# zpool list
NAME SIZE ALLOC FREE CAP DEDUP HEALTH ALTROOT
filer 119T 35,4T 83,9T 29% 1.00x ONLINE -
[root at filer ~]#
Work very fine (I can't say I've long experience because the server is up
since just 4 months).
The ZFS is very good, easy to manage, very fast.
They're two default IMHO :
Eat lot of Ram
cannot synchronize two zpool automaticaly like HammerFS
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