[FoRK] [zfs] Announcing OpenZFS

Stephen Williams sdw at lig.net
Wed Sep 18 17:22:25 PDT 2013


Nice!  I'm tempted.  But Ubuntu will likely have an update tomorrow that 
uses it as the root partition filesystem...

sdw

On 9/18/13 9:47 AM, Gregory Alan Bolcer wrote:
> Or you could just skip to the easy part:
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> apt-add-repository --yes ppa:zfs-native/stable
> apt-get install ubuntu-zfs
> zpool create -f big raidz /dev/sda /dev/sdb /dev/sdc
> zpool status big
> zfs create -o mountpoint=/mnt/big big
> zfs list
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> On Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 7:12 AM, Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org> wrote:
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>> ----- Forwarded message from Matthew Ahrens <mahrens at delphix.com> -----
>>
>> Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2013 10:35:35 -0500
>> From: Matthew Ahrens <mahrens at delphix.com>
>> To: illumos-zfs <zfs at lists.illumos.org>, "developer at lists.illumos.org" <
>> developer at lists.illumos.org>
>> Subject: [zfs] Announcing OpenZFS
>> Reply-To: zfs at lists.illumos.org
>>
>> Today we announce OpenZFS: the truly open source successor to the ZFS
>> project.
>>
>> ZFS is the world's most advanced filesystem, in active development for over
>> a decade. Recent development has continued in the open, and OpenZFS is the
>> new formal name for this open community of developers, users, and companies
>> improving, using, and building on ZFS.  Founded by members of the Linux,
>> FreeBSD, Mac OS X, and illumos communities, the OpenZFS community brings
>> together over a hundred software developers from these platforms.
>>
>> You can read more about OpenZFS at our website:
>> http://open-zfs.org (don't forget the dash!)
>>
>> The OpenZFS community's goals are:
>>
>> 1. To raise awareness of the quality, utility, and availability of OpenZFS
>> by consolidating documentation for developers and sysadmins alike, and by
>> engaging with the larger tech community through conferences, meetups, and
>> online interactions.
>>
>> 2. To encourage open communication about ongoing efforts to improve open
>> source OpenZFS, by creating a collaborative website and a mailing list to
>> discuss OpenZFS code changes.
>>
>> 3. To ensure consistent reliability, functionality, and performance of all
>> distributions of OpenZFS by making it easier to share code between
>> platforms, by creating cross-platform tests, and by encouraging
>> cross-platform code reviews.
>>
>> More than a dozen people have helped define the OpenZFS goals and create
>> the open-zfs.org website, and there are many ways to participate in
>> OpenZFS:
>>
>>   * Use OpenZFS!  OpenZFS is available for several operating system
>> distributions, including FreeBSD, OmniOS (illumos), Debian, Gentoo, PC-BSD,
>> and Mac OS X.
>>
>>   * If you are making a product based on OpenZFS, you are in good company.
>>   More than a dozen companies are talking about how OpenZFS helps make their
>> products great.  Contact admin at open-zfs.org to get your logo on the
>> open-zfs.org companies list and our T-shirts.
>>
>>   * Write code for OpenZFS and contribute it to your platform's repo.  Join
>> the developer at open-zfs.org mailing list to stay informed about OpenZFS
>> projects, and get design help or feedback on your code changes.
>>
>>   * Contribute to the growing body of documentation on the
>> open-zfs.orgwebsite.  Share your experiences with OpenZFS by blogging,
>> tweeting
>> (#OpenZFS), and speaking at conferences and user groups.
>>
>> OpenZFS is the most advanced filesystem in the world. Join the community
>> and be a part of making it even better.
>>
>> --matt
>>
>> permalink to this announcement: http://www.open-zfs.org/wiki/Announcement
>>
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