New development organization wants to send zfs file




A number of developers have OpenZFS founded an organization that should give guidance to the further development of the ZFS file system. The open source file system is used, on Linux, FreeBSD, OS X and Illumos.

OpenZFS OpenZFS has to own say three primary objectives. First, let the non-profit the quality and usefulness of the ZFS file system, inter alia by documentation for developers and system administrators to write. Secondly OpenZFS form a discussion platform for developers who develop the filesystem. The new website and a mailing list should help.

According to the organization, there are too many forks emerged in recent years and the third objective is therefore the code of zfs to optimize these easier between different operating systems to exchange. For this to be developed. Include cross-platform test software

OpenZFS has received approval from Matt Ahrens, one of the founders of the advanced file system that is developed at the former Sun. On the project page of OpenZFS is moreover reported that the connected developers, estimated just over a hundred, working on a Raspberry Pi version of the filesystem and zfs must operate in conjunction with virtual machines better.


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