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...
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...
ZFS on FreeBSD – ZoF is ready for testing

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...
[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...