[Chugalug] btrfs experiences?

Lynn Dixon boodaddy at gmail.com
Sun Mar 16 03:44:21 UTC 2014


What about GlusterFS ?  I have tinkered with it a bit and it seems
awesome.   GFS  is also pretty neat
On Mar 15, 2014 10:40 PM, "Joseph Simoneau" <joseph.simoneau at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Samba isn't a requirement... no windows boxes on the radar except
> single-purpose VMs (no real storage) and things that are supposed to break.
> Everything I actually need is relatively filesystem agnostic (NFS, DNLA,
> rsync).
>
> ZFS is on my radar, but the more mdadm-like management of btrfs is what's
> winning me over, at least in theory. Party of the project is archiving DVDs
> and blu-rays, and I'd rather not have to grow the array by waiting for
> disks to die or stripping in new vdevs.
>
> I don't think performance is a huge concern, the throughout I'm getting in
> all-virtual tests is plenty for a couple HD streams, and incremental
> backups can take all night for all I care. VM storage is probably going to
> be handled separately, and that's the more performance-intensive task.
> On Mar 15, 2014 1:37 PM, "Dave Brockman" <dave at brockmans.com> wrote:
>
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>> On 3/15/2014 1:32 PM, Dave Brockman wrote:
>> > On 3/15/2014 12:32 PM, Alex Smith (K4RNT) wrote:
>> >> It also has SMB support built-in, without the need to tweak with
>> >> a Samba config file.
>> >
>> > Say what?
>> >
>>
>> You must mean the kernel CIFS server.  Which isn't available across
>> all ZFS implementations (or OSes) unfortunately.
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> dtb
>>
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