[rescue] Oracle making just a little harder to keep old machines in use

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Thu May 6 08:49:14 CDT 2010

On Thu, May 06, 2010 at 09:31:44AM -0400, Mark Brown wrote:

> ..and I suppose that was my last experience.  I was trying to construct  
> a high(-ish) performance, low cost, low power consumption system that  
> would be a backing store for a vmware ESXi system with snapshots and 
> raid.
> The only thing that seemed to allow me to do these things was ZFS.  I  
> suppose this could have been ZFS on FreeBSD, but I think the ice is thin  
> on that pond yet.
> Looking forward to btrfs some year soon....maybe.

Not the same animal at all, but what are the chances that small Cephs
installations would provide a lot of the desired flexibility?

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