Open ZFS vs. Btrfs | and other file systems

Our Senior Analyst’s take on this week’s Btrfs news from Red Hat I don’t know who said it first but hats off to them: “The only thing worse than competition is no competition.” This adage applies equally to market making where no competition can mean...

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Clearly-Defined Storage

The storage industry was once dominated by Direct-Attached Storage or DAS for short, which is little more than a given number of disks attached to a computer. By contrast, modern storage includes key software and network layers that all contribute to the definition of...

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FreeNAS: A Worst Practices Guide

There are many best practices guides for managing storage solutions out there, but a lot of how you administer your storage depends on your specific use case and what you’re trying to accomplish. While we have created a best practices for FreeNAS, we also...

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