Re: [zfs-discuss] (preview) Whitepaper - ZFS Pools Explained - feedback
Re: [zfs-discuss] (preview) Whitepaper - ZFS Pools Explained - feedback welcome
Thu, 26 Aug 2010 06:39:26 PDT
> This paper is exactly what is needed -- giving an
> overview to a wide audience of the ZFS fundamental
> components and benefits.
> I found several grammar errors -- to be expected in a
> draft and I think at least one technical error.
Will be fixed :)
> The paper seems to imply that multiple vdevs will
> induce striping across the vdevs, ala RAIDx0. Though
> I haven't looked at the code, my understanding is
> that records are contained to a single vdev.
Well according to
and other sources zfs uses so called "dynamic striping" here all data is cpread
across all disks. This is also why the failure of a single vdev is critical to
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