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OpenIndiana 151a Desktop review

http://www.linuxbsdos.com

OpenIndiana is a distribution of illumos, which is a community fork of OpenSolaris. And OpenSolaris itself was the open source version of Solaris, before it was discontinued by Oracle, after Oracle acquired Sun Microsystems, Inc., in January 2010.

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PC-BSD 8.2 review

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PC-BSD 8.2 is the latest stable release of PC-BSD, the FreeBSD-based desktop distribution. The installer sports features not available on the prior stable release. One-click disk encryption, one-click ZFS-based installation, and support for a GPT disk partitioning scheme are features just coded into SysInstaller.

Read the article for a detailed review.

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Preview of PC-BSD 9 installer

http://www.linuxbsdos.com

The current stable release of PC=BSD available for download is version 8.1. Version 8.2 is due sometime very early next year (mid to late January is the likely release time frame), and version 9 much later. A snapshot release of version 9 has just been made available for download and testing. SysInstaller, PC-BSD’s installation program, will pack more features than the current version.

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ZFS creator leaves Oracle

http://blogs.sun.com

After 20 incredible years at Sun/Oracle, I have decided to try something new.

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How to install PC-BSD on an encrypted ZFS file system

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As a desktop distribution built atop FreeBSD, PC-BSD makes available to the desktop user all the cool technologies inside FreeBSD. One of those cool technologies is ZFS, the Zettabyte File System, a file system developed by Sun Microsystems (acquired by Oracle Corporation) for the Solaris operating system. ZFS has no parallel in the Linux/BSD world.

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ZFS 24 Support via (pygrub & fsimage.iso) patch for Xen 4.0 Dom0 (pvops 2.6.32.11) on top of F12

http://bderzhavets.wordpress.com

Finally Mark Jonson submitted to xen-devel mailing list patch for ZFS 24 support at Xen 4.0. Patch mentioned bellow was successfully tested at Xen 4.0 Dom0 with pvops kernel 2.6.32.11 on top of Fedora 12 via modifying Michael’s Young xen-4.0.0.7.fc12.src.rpm and direct patching xen 4.0 official tarball on Ubuntu Karmic Koala Server.

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OpenSolaris and ZFS: The beauty of snapshots.

http://blog.hydrasystemsllc.com

Two days ago, I ran through a long needed image update to the OpenSolaris 2010.03 preview. I was updating through the pkg update manager from build 129 to build 134. So when I say, it was much needed, I wasn’t kidding. Anyway, after over 1 GBytes of updates was completed, a new boot environment (BE) was created with the native ZFS snapshot feature and I shut down the PC for the night.

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10 Reasons Why ZFS Rocks

http://www.enterprisestorageforum.com

Here are the top 10 features that ZFS fans find insanely great...

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FreeNAS 0.7 adds ZFS support

http://www.h-online.com

The FreeNAS developers have announced the availability of version 0.7 of FreeNAS (code named Khasadar), a FreeBSD-based Network-attached storage (NAS) UNIX-like server operating system. FreeNAS includes a full Web configuration graphical user interface (GUI) and supports the FTP, NFS, CIFS (Samba), AFP, rsync and iSCSI protocols and software RAID (0,1,5).

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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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Apple closes its open source ZFS project

http://www.h-online.com

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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Nexenta: Power of OpenSolaris with usability of Linux

While going through the backlog of blogs and news clambering around my newsfeed (I'm really worried how fast I became a workaholic, not having enough time to check the news, in just a few days time) I stumbled upon this post to the opensolaris-discuss mailing list two days ago: NexentaCore 2.0 Alpha1 "Hardy" Released.

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Update on the NetApp-Sun Patent Litigation

http://www.groklaw.net

You may have read in News Picks recently that Sun won a partial stay in the NetApp patent lawsuit over ZFS, according to IP Law 360:A judge has partly stayed software company Network Appliance Inc.'s patent lawsuit against rival Sun Microsystems Inc. over Sun's ZFS technology, pending the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's re-examination of one of the patents in the suit.

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Sun CEO says NetApp aims to blunt open-source efforts

http://www.linuxworld.com

Sun Microsystems Inc. CEO Jonathan Schwartz on Thursday used his blog to dispute Network Appliance Inc.'s charge that Sun's ZFS file system technology infringes on seven NetApp patents.

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ZFS: what "the ultimate file system" really means for your desktop -- in plain English!

http://apcmag.com

Now I may just be showing my geek side a bit here, but file systems are awesome. Aside from the fact our machines would be nothing without them, the science behind them is frequently ingenious. And ZFS (the Zettabyte File System) is no different. It has quite an extensive feature set just like its peers, but builds on this by adding a new layer of simplicity.

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