Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 18th May 2008 15:32 UTC, submitted by sjvn
Sun Solaris, OpenSolaris It seems like we're really on the subject of filesystems and related technology the past few days. We had an interview with the man behind BeServed, an item on WinFS' current status, and now we - possibly - have news on ZFS coming to Linux. Possibly, because it's all speculation from here on out.
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RE[3]: Comment by sonic2000gr
by Kebabbert on Mon 19th May 2008 09:02 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Comment by sonic2000gr"
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"It is, the ZFS features are great for admins, datacenters and users who know what they are doing. For Joe user they are mostly useless..."

I dont agree. Setting up a ZFS raid is like 2 simple commands. Setting up a raid with Linux + LVM is like 25 command lines. In my book, linux + LVM requires expertise. What happens if a disc gets faulty? Then you need a certificate to fix that.

In ZFS it is like 1-2 simple commands, and it is done.

An average joe needs a simple tool? Like ZFS? or does joe needs a complicated tool like LVM? I claim that joe would benefit greatly from a simple tool like ZFS. Try it yourself and you will see how amazingly simple it is.

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RE[4]: Comment by sonic2000gr
by superman on Mon 19th May 2008 12:02 in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by sonic2000gr"
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> An average joe needs a simple tool?

You have bash and Nautilus/Konqueror (simple tools).
For lwn, there is system-config-lvm (GUI).
The documentation for RHEL 5 :

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