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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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  • chika January 14, 2008, 8:31 am

    can it be applied on opensuse box?

  • nixCraft January 14, 2008, 8:37 am

    Naa, Linux port is not available

  • fooman January 17, 2008, 2:44 am

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

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