Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 7th Oct 2007 23:01 UTC
Mac OS X Developers have received from Apple a 'ZFS on Mac OS X Preview 1.1' package, which offers preliminary support for the ZFS file system, originally developed by Sun Microsystems for their Solaris OS. Currently, the Mac OS is based on the HFS+ file system, but leaked screenshots of earlier versions of Leopard showed options for formatting hard drives for ZFS. Reportedly, this preview allows full read and write capabilities with the latest developer build of Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Apple's upcoming version of its OS X operating system.
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RE: ZFS, again?
by segedunum on Mon 8th Oct 2007 18:11 UTC in reply to "ZFS, again?"
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Haven't we seen a lot of articles on OSnews about Apple either announcing ZFS support, or taking back or 'correcting' a previous announcement?

Yes we have, and this has been going on for years about Apple supposedly adopting one thing or another. Usually, it's prompted by Sun because they generally envious of Apple.

I'd take it with a pinch of salt, but clearly, if OS X is to move forwards, particularly as a server, Apple need something new.

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