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Linux-Kongress 2009: New filesystems, optimised programming

http://www.h-online.com

Prominent open source personalities presented a host of information about current and future developments in Linux at the Linux-Kongress 2009 conference. This time, filesystems were discussed in several presentations. Among the topics were the advantages of Ext4 and Btrfs.

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Software Patents Are Killing ZFS

http://boycottnovell.com

ZFS as a good example of wonderful software that gets sidelined due to obsession with intellectual monopolies

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What's missing in Btrfs

http://bheekly.blogspot.com

So, after being completely betrayed[1] by Ext4 not once, but twice, I decided to evaluate my FS options for /home.

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Apple closes its open source ZFS project

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Apple has closed down its project to develop ZFS for Mac OS X. An announcement on the project's site simply says "The ZFS project has been discontinued. The mailing list and repository will also be removed shortly".

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Migrating a live system from ext3 to ext4 filesystem

http://www.debian-administration.org

This article is meant to serve as a guide for migrating a live system from ext3 to an ext4 filesystem, including migration of files to use extents, a major feature in ext4.

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The Btrfs file system

http://www.h-online.com

Btrfs, the designated "next generation file system" for Linux, offers a range of features that are not available in other Linux file systems – and it's nearly ready for production use.

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EXT4, Btrfs, NILFS2 Performance Benchmarks

http://www.phoronix.com

The past few Linux kernel releases have brought a number of new file-systems to the Linux world. Being the benchmarking junkies that we are, we have set out to compare the file-system performance of EXT4, Btrfs, and NILFS2 under Ubuntu using the Linux 2.6.30 kernel.

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Enter ext4, the filesystem of the future

http://www.itwire.com

The ext4 filesystem has been around for a while as experimental code in GNU/Linux distributions. Recently one distribution decided to make it the default for an install.

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A Conversation with Chris Mason on BTRfs

http://www.linux-foundation.org

If you run your data center on Linux you have likely heard of BTRfs, the next generation file system that was recently merged into the kernel. I recently sat down with Oracle developer Chris Mason to discuss the file system, how he corrupted Linus’ root filesystem with his first patch (and lived to tell about it).

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Testing Out The SSD Mode In Btrfs

http://www.phoronix.com

One month ago we provided benchmarks of the Btrfs file-system and found that while it contained many features to make it a next-generation Linux file-system, its disk performance was rather displeasing. In Btrfs there the solid-state drive mode can be enabled.

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Fresh vs. rotten ext3

http://patrick-nagel.net

Did you ever hear sentences like “Linux/Unix filesystems are superior, to stuff like NTFS, let alone FAT32 - you don’t even need a defragmentation tool.”?

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Linux Supports More Filesystems With 2.6.30-rc1

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Two weeks have passed since the release of the Linux 2.6.29 kernel that brought Intel kernel mode-setting, the Btrfs file-system, and many other improvements to the Linux kernel. Now though the first release candidate for the forthcoming Linux 2.6.30 kernel is now out in the wild.

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Bruce Perens: Microsoft and TomTom Settle, Justice and Linux Lose

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Bruce Perens provides an insightful comment about the settlement between Microsoft and TomTom.

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Take the Linux Filesystem Tour

http://www.tuxradar.com

Well, hello! Welcome to the Linux Filesystem Tour. My name is Manuel Page, and I will be your guide today. I and my bus driver, Hal D., are very pleased to have you on board.

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The rush to Ext4: What's the hurry?

http://www.raiden.net

This is somewhat of a simple observation on my part, but one of the things I've noticed of late is how the cry for Ext4 is growing, and fast. Sure, recent benchmarks make it look like the ultimate solution. But I don't recommend moving to the Ext4 file system just yet.

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