Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 17th Sep 2013 22:04 UTC, submitted by garyd
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ZFS is the world's most advanced filesystem, in active development for over a decade. Recent development has continued in the open, and OpenZFS is the new formal name for this open community of developers, users, and companies improving, using, and building on ZFS. Founded by members of the Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, and illumos communities, including Matt Ahrens, one of the two original authors of ZFS, the OpenZFS community brings together over a hundred software developers from these platforms.

ZFS plays a major role in Solaris, of course, but beyond that, has it found other major homes? In fact, now that we're at it, how is Solaris doing anyway?

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We'll see
by p13. on Wed 18th Sep 2013 14:19 UTC
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This isn't the first time i've heard this or something similar. AFAIK, the only thing keeping ZFS from being incorporated into the kernel is the license. So, until they find a way to relicense it, or reverse engineer the whole thing in such a way that they can release it under GPL ... i just can't see it happening.

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