Call for Testing (CFT) for FreeBSD + ZoL and Pkgbase

Call for Testing (CFT) for FreeBSD + ZoL and Pkgbase

Kris Moore, FreeBSD contributor and spear-header of the ZFS on FreeBSD project, announced a Call for Testing of the latest development built on FreeBSD 12-STABLE. You can download the ISO from the link below. In other recent news, a TrueOS inspired package base for...
Silent Fanless FreeBSD Server – Redundant Backup

Silent Fanless FreeBSD Server – Redundant Backup

User vermaden shows us his silent FreeBSD server build with a focus on redundant backups. He tests this out with two disks in ZFS mirror on an ASRock motherboard and Celeron CPU. He details his journey in making this quiet piece of machinery through the blog below. I...
ZFS Powered Magic Upgrades

ZFS Powered Magic Upgrades

FreeBSD contributor Allan Jude gives a presentation on ZFS Boot Environments and upgrading remote machines at the latest FOSDEM 19. Click the play button below to tune in: Using boot environments for atomic in-place upgrades Describe a system of using ZFS Boot...
FreeBSD ZFS AMIs Now Available

FreeBSD ZFS AMIs Now Available

FreeBSD contributor Colin Percival announces that ZFS AMIs are now available for FreeBSD 12.0 operating system. AMI, or Amazon Machine Images, makes it easier to deploy FreeBSD onto Amazon’s cloud computing services. See his blog below for more details on how to...
Call for Testing (CFT) for FreeBSD + ZoL and Pkgbase

ZFS on FreeBSD – ZoF is ready for testing

The developers of ZFS on FreeBSD, or ZoF, are pleased to announced its availability for testing. ZoF is based on ZFS on Linux (ZoL) and is aiming to be the main OpenZFS file system to be adopted by FreeBSD users. GitHub page: https://zfsonfreebsd.github.io/ZoF/ ZoL /...
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...