Anyone using freebsd ZFS for large storage servers?

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Sat Jun 2 08:23:09 UTC 2012

> When I say fast that's mean I already do some benchmarks with iozone. And
> do some graphs to see what the performance are.
> What I can say is it's go lot faster than H700+ 12 disk 600 15k/min.

i asked if it is faster than properly made UFS/gmirror/gstripe mix on the 
same hardware.
> And I do those tests on FreeBSD with 12 disk, 24 disk, 36 disk and finaly
> 48 disk.

would be nice.

> All I can say is ZFS go faster than 12 disk with H700 (and ext3) almost
> every time.

if you compare to ext3 then maybe it is faster. compare to UFS.

>> can be controlled by settings in loader.conf.
> Yes, but I think that's not a good idea to buy a server with 4 Go and make
> him manage 100To through ZFS....

as for file server i don't see a reason to buy more.

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