Mac ZFS Source Code Released

ZFS has amazing feature set and now it is ported to Mac

ZFS file system developed by Sun for its UNIX operating system. ZFS presents a pooled storage model that completely eliminates the concept of volumes and the associated problems of partitions, provisioning, wasted bandwidth and stranded storage. Thousands of filesystems can draw from a common storage pool, each one consuming only as much space as it actually needs. The combined I/O bandwidth of all devices in the pool is available to all filesystems at all times.

Apple has ported ZFS from Open Solaris to the Mac OS X platform. You can download ZFS beta version here (via ./).


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3 comments… add one
  • chika Jan 14, 2008 @ 8:31

    can it be applied on opensuse box?

  • 🐧 nixCraft Jan 14, 2008 @ 8:37

    Naa, Linux port is not available

  • fooman Jan 17, 2008 @ 2:44

    ZFS can only be used under Linux via FUSE because of licensing.

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