Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 15th Jun 2011 14:21 UTC, submitted by aargh
Linux "Remember KQ Infotech? KQ Infotech was the Indian company that ported the ZFS file-system to Linux as an out-of-tree kernel module (after deriving the code from the LLNL ZFS Linux work) and KQ's interesting methods of engagement in our forums. The company was successful in delivering an open-source ZFS module for Linux that performed semi-well and didn't depend upon FUSE (the file-systems for user-space module) like other implementations. However, this ZFS Linux code appears to no longer be worked on by KQ Infotech."
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BTRFS soon to be standard
by Milo_Hoffman on Wed 15th Jun 2011 15:22 UTC
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With btrfs now becoming the standard filesystem for FEDORA (see: http://www.osnews.com/story/24839/Fedora_16_To_Use_Btrfs_by_Default), this is a signal that probably with Redhat Enterprise 7 at the latest, and there are signs that maybe even during the current RHEL6 life cycle, BTRFS will become the standard enterprise filesystem.

btrfs, has been a feature preview in RHEL(since 5.3 if I remember) and its now fully baked into RHEL6 for full blown testing as a primary filesystem and a fair number of people have been using it and giving feedback and helping it to mature at a pretty good pace.


Once btrfs is stable and in mainstream use, there will be zero need for ZFS in the linux world, it will pretty much have feature parity.

Edited 2011-06-15 15:35 UTC

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