[FoRK] [zfs] Announcing OpenZFS
wkearney99 at hotmail.com
Thu Sep 19 10:13:32 PDT 2013
Why? I mean, not unless you also get the grip marks tattooed on your ankles for the price they gouge for it...
It's not like a fileserver would require anywhere near that much CPU, nor the power wasted running it. Better to get something that'd support pcie x16 or x8 drive controllers and a fiber channel card. Otherwise, what, you likewise get bent over for thunderbolt compatible gear?
On Sep 19, 2013, at 12:09 PM, "Stephen Williams" <sdw at lig.net> wrote:
> On 9/19/13 3:45 AM, Eugen Leitl wrote:
>> On Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 05:22:25PM -0700, Stephen Williams wrote:
>>> Nice! I'm tempted. But Ubuntu will likely have an update tomorrow
>>> that uses it as the root partition filesystem...
>> After reading about all the fubared partitions after next
>> system update I'm not exactly keen on running on zfs
>> on Linux, either.
>> There are NAS (OmniOS/napp-it) for that kind of thing,
>> if only 10 GBit/s Ethernet would drop in price sufficiently
>> for home use.
> I had high hopes for btrfs, but they seem sqeamish about coming out of alpha/beta.
> So if the licensing is solved, ZFS may be the best choice again:
> This will be my solution:
> 7Tflops of GPU.
> PCIe flash storage (1250MB/s)
> 12 (hyperthreaded) cores, 256-bit floating point
> 4 channel 1866Mhz memory at 60GB/s of bandwidth
> 6 Thunderbolt 2 channels at 20Gb/s, each port can have 6 devices attached
> 4 USB 3 channels
> 2 Gigabit ports, But only Gigabit ethernet...
> 3 stream 802.11ac (should be over a gigabit of bandwidth)
> In a 6.6" by 9.9" quiet cylinder with only one moving part.
> Get 10GbE (and PCIe expansion) through Thunderbolt:
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