Archive for May, 2011

Another reason Apple misses ZFS

Apple recently announced a new iMac model — in itself, only as notable as the seasons — but with an interesting option: users can choose to have both an HDD and an SSD. Their use of these two is absolutely pedestrian, as noted on the Apple store: If you configure your iMac with both the [...]





Posted on May 20, 2011 at 8:02 am by ahl · Permalink · 5 Comments
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Delphix Next

It’s rare to get software right the first time. I’m not referring to bugs in implementation requiring narrow fixes, but rather places in a design that simply missed the mark. Even if getting it absolutely right the first time were possible, it would be prohibitively expensive (and time-consuming) so we make the best decisions we [...]





Posted on May 13, 2011 at 3:34 pm by ahl · Permalink · Comments Closed
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