Is ZFS production ready?

Matthias Gamsjager mgamsjager at
Thu Jun 21 12:15:04 UTC 2012

On Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 9:33 AM, Hooman Fazaeli <hoomanfazaeli at>wrote:

> Dear community
> In the past, I built a 8TB ZFS log server on freebsd 7.4.
> However, the system  experienced instablility after long up times.
> My main motive to use ZFS was UFS inability to support large
> file systems.
> Now, I want to the same thing on 8.3 and wanted to know
> your opinion on ZFS stability. Is there any success story using
> ZFS in 24x7, large volume, heavy duty servers? Is there any
> other option other than ZFS to build larger than 2TB file systems?
> Like I said. It depends. Could you give a better description about the
expected work load. (DB, NFS filer etc)

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