Archive for November, 2005

Welcome to ZFS!

If you haven’t already seen it, ZFS is now available for download, marking a major milestone in the history of filesystems. Today is a way station down a long road: for as long as I have known Jeff Bonwick, he has wanted to solve the filesystem problem — and about five years ago, Jeff set out to do just that, starting (as Jeff is [...]

Posted on November 16, 2005 at 10:35 pm by bmc · Permalink · 85 Comments
In: Solaris

Your Debian fell into my OpenSolaris!

About three months ago, I wrote about the exciting possibilities of combining Debian and OpenSolaris. To be honest, when I wrote that I assumed that such a Xanadu would be a couple of years off at least — combining these systems is non-trivial. You can thus imagine my surprise last week when I first heard [...]

Posted on November 7, 2005 at 11:55 pm by bmc · Permalink · 8 Comments
In: Solaris