[kwlug-disc] Bitrot and atomic COWs: Inside ???next-gen??? filesystems | Ars Technica

Chris Frey cdfrey at foursquare.net
Tue Jan 21 16:20:34 EST 2014


On Mon, Jan 20, 2014 at 05:58:21PM -0500, Paul Nijjar wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 15, 2014 at 09:27:46AM -0500, L.D. Paniak wrote:
> > A quick overview of what makes "next-generation" filesystems like ZFS
> > and btrfs different and necessary:
> > 
> > http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2014/01/bitrot-and-atomic-cows-inside-next-gen-filesystems/
> > 
> 
> This was a good article. I am especially excited by the idea of
> sending snapshots remotely. Thanks for sharing it.

Let me add my thanks too.  I'm not the kind of guy who usually looks
forward to new filesystems (give me old and steady!) but the checksumming
is pretty cool, and is similar to the switch to git for me.

Looking forward to btrfs.

- Chris





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