Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 7th Jun 2010 10:15 UTC, submitted by kragil
Linux Employees of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have ported Sun's/Oracle's ZFS natively to Linux. Linux already had a ZFS port in userspace via FUSE, since license incompatibilities between the CDDL and GPL prevent ZFS from becoming part of the Linux kernel. This project solves the licensing issue by distributing ZFS as a separate kernel module users will have to download and build for themselves.
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RE[2]: brtfs
by Kebabbert on Mon 7th Jun 2010 19:10 UTC in reply to "RE: brtfs"
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"I'm pretty sure btrfs will already have matured quiet nicely."

Are you mad? It takes decades to iron out all bugs in a filesystem! ZFS has a dedicated team of among the best engineers in the world, and the test suite is very diligent. ZFS has been developed for years and is well tested. There are still some minor bugs, even 5 years after release. Sun has extensive Enterprise experience and know all about Enterprise storage.

If you really expect BTRFS, developed by some amateurs with no experience of Enterprise storage customers, to be stable at once - you are uneducated. Go and learn how to program. It will take decades to get it stable, just like ZFS. And Sun will not rest, ZFS develops in a rapid pace.

BTRFS is just a ZFS wanna-be. ZFS will add functionality, only afterwards BTRFS will mimic ZFS. BTRFS will never catch up. It is like Mac OS X and Win7

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