TrueNAS is Multi-OS

TrueNAS is Multi-OS

The iXsystems Engineering Team looked at the choices and decided that TrueNAS being multi-OS, was the right solution. It was better than picking one OS for all TrueNAS products and having to make major tradeoffs with respect to stability, continuity, market reach, and innovation. The modularity, stability, and simplicity of FreeBSD are well known as it integrates well with ZFS and is well suited to the Open Storage business model that TrueNAS uses. We also wanted to be more inclusive, broadening our community by inviting users and developers that are familiar with Linux.

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New-New TrueNAS Logo Unveiled

New-New TrueNAS Logo Unveiled

After countless hours of tweaking and refining the TrueNAS shark fin logo, we ended up with a new logo to represent the concept of open storage. Without further ado, we’re proud to unveil the monochrome version of the new TrueNAS CORE, TrueNAS Enterprise, and TrueNAS SCALE logos, we’ve lovingly dubbed “the shark tanks” or “shark boxes”.

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Open Source Infrastructure is Recession-Proof

Open Source Infrastructure is Recession-Proof

The Shelter-in-Place restrictions are hugely impactful on many businesses and employees. Thankfully, one of the major benefits of Open Source infrastructure is that it provides these impacted organizations with an avenue to keep budgets under control. Open Source enables businesses to be agile and control costs, whether they are growing or shrinking through an economic downturn. It is our mission at iXsystems to empower our customers through Open Source infrastructure and economics.

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Understanding How OpenZFS Keeps Your Data Safe

Understanding How OpenZFS Keeps Your Data Safe

Veteran technology writer Jim Salter wrote an excellent guide on the ZFS file system’s features and performance that we absolutely had to share. There’s plenty of information in the article for ZFS newbies and advanced users alike. Be sure to check out the article over at Ars Technica to learn more about ZFS concepts including pools, vdevs, datasets, snapshots, and replication, just to name a few.

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You Can Influence the TrueNAS CORE Roadmap!

You Can Influence the TrueNAS CORE Roadmap!

We are making some changes to the FreeNAS and TrueNAS bug tracker that’ll give you yet another way to help contribute and democratize enterprise storage. We will be replacing Feature and Improvement requests for the TrueNAS Community, simplifying things down to two options: Bugs and Suggestions.

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TrueNAS 11.3-U2 is Generally Available

TrueNAS 11.3-U2 is Generally Available

TrueNAS versions 11.3-U2 and 11.3-U2.1 are generally available! These updates are based on FreeNAS 11.3-U2 which has had over 50k deployments and received excellent community and third party reviews. TrueNAS 11.3 represents another major advancement in the functionality and quality of the leading Open Storage platform.

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TrueNAS CORE is the new FreeNAS

TrueNAS CORE is the new FreeNAS

FreeNAS 11.3 has a very rich set of features, and TrueNAS CORE adds incrementally and significantly to that list of features. No features are being harmed in the transition to TrueNAS CORE. In fact, “CORE” is an acronym that makes a commitment to our community that all the core functionality that FreeNAS users love will always be included in TrueNAS CORE, the best free NAS software.

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