ZFS: Apple’s New Filesystem That Wasn’t

Prologue (2006) I attended my first WWDC in 2006 to participate in Apple’s launch of their DTrace port to the next version of Mac OS X (Leopard). Apple completed all but the fiddliest finishing touches without help from the DTrace team. Even when they did meet with us we had no idea that they were mere [...]





Posted on June 15, 2016 at 1:30 pm by ahl · Permalink · 36 Comments
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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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