Is ZFS production ready?

Edward M eam1edward at
Sat Jun 23 23:19:30 UTC 2012

On 06/23/2012 04:19 PM, Edward M wrote:
> On 06/21/2012 12:33 AM, Hooman Fazaeli wrote:
>> 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?
>    I like the ZFS theroy, However I would have to question  ZFS Pool 
> Version Number 28 stability,
>    that is what freebsd 9.0 comes with. because it was never really 
> used/marked as production ready by sun/oracle.
>    in my opionion version 28 is consider as a development version. 
> solaris 11 uses version 33 so that is consider
>    as production ready but it is closed source. i think the last open 
> zfs version pool marked as production ready,was pool
>    version 14 and 15
>    zfs sounds great however i would actally trust more UFS2 for 24x7 
> servers.
>   agian this is my opinion, could be wrong:-)
     snafu on my part freebsd 8.3 also uses zfs pool version 28:-)
     so my opinion would also be the same.

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