deciding UFS vs ZFS

Erich Dollansky erichsfreebsdlist at
Mon Jul 14 03:12:46 UTC 2014


On Sun, 13 Jul 2014 19:40:14 -0500
Andrew Berg <aberg010 at> wrote:

> On 2014.07.13 18:14, Erich Dollansky wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > use UFS as long as you are working with a single disk and ZFS the
> > moment you have more than one disk.
> Checksumming and the COW features make ZFS quite attractive for
> single-device pools as well.

there are also other features which could make ZFS attractive for
single disk systems. But moving to a second disk only makes ZFS not
just attractive but basically a must.


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