What is ZFS? Why are People Crazy About it?

What is ZFS? Why are People Crazy About it?

User John Paul goes into detail about the benefits of ZFS, or Zettabyte File System, the chosen filesystem for FreeBSD and other operating systems like FreeNAS. He also gives a little bit of history behind ZFS, going back to the Sun times. Today, we will take a look...
[How-To] ZFS snapshot on FreeBSD

[How-To] ZFS snapshot on FreeBSD

This tutorial by user Laci shows us how to set up ZFS snapshots on your FreeBSD system. The guide is in two parts and starts with setting up the zpool for snapshots then incremental snapshots. You may view the full set of instructions at the links below. A very nice...
NVIDIA Driver Support Ends for 32-Bit FreeBSD

NVIDIA Driver Support Ends for 32-Bit FreeBSD

It’s time to move on to the 64-bit era. NVIDIA has announced end of driver support for 32-bit versions Windows, Linux, and FreeBSD. Check out the articles from Softpedia and Phoronix for more details. NVIDIA has recently announced that it’s ending support for...