Got a call at 4am - RAID Gurus Please Read

Randy Bush randy at
Thu Dec 11 06:32:29 UTC 2014

zfs and ganeti
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On December 11, 2014 2:39:19 PM GMT+09:00, Gary Buhrmaster <gary.buhrmaster at> wrote:
>On Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 2:25 AM, Randy Bush <randy at> wrote:
>>> We are now using ZFS RAIDZ and the question I ask myself is, why
>>> wasn't I using ZFS years ago?
>> because it is not production on linux,
>Well, it depends on what you mean by
>"production".  Certainly the ZFS on Linux
>group has said in some forums that it is
>"production ready", although I would say
>that their definition is not exactly the
>same as what I mean by the term.
>> which i have to use because
>> freebsd does not have kvm/ganeti.
>There is bhyve, and virt-manager can
>support bhyve in later versions (but is
>disabled by default as I recall).  Not
>exactly the same, of course.
>> want zfs very very badly.  snif.
>Anyone who really cares about their data
>wants ZFS.  Some just do not yet know
>that they (should) want it.
>There is always Illumos/OnmiOS/SmartOS
>to consider (depending on your particular
>requirements) which can do ZFS and KVM.

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