- Larry Wake posted a note for people wishing to quickly find articles on the Oracle blog site about Oracle technologies. Articles tagged as Solaris, ZFS, IPS, DTrace, Zones, Studio, Cluster.
- Chris Mellor from The Register wrote an article about a new ZFS storage appliance Zebi by Tegile.
- The Art of Virtualization has a recent article regarding P2V (Physical to Virtual) Solaris migration.
- Henkis of the SPARCv9 blog discusses the Illumian distribution release, based upon Illumos.
- Wim Coekaert posted a short article titled "The case for Oracle VM", which discusses the pricing for Oracle VM without Oracle hardware support, as well as detailing how Oracle VM is free with Oracle Hardware Support.
- ZFS comes of age, with Open Source community adding features not bundled by Oracle. Async Destroy of filesystems is being implemented under Delphix with Feature Flags, to enable multiple ZFS development communities to add features without stepping upon one another.
- Async Destroy being integrated into Illumos by Delphix Chris Siden.
- Feature Flag being integrated into Illumos by Delphix Chris Siden.
- Chris Siden from Delphix discussed "ZTest" - a ZFS backwards-compatibility testing suite in early 2012.
Monday, June 4, 2012
Articles of Interest: 06-04-2012
An interesting set of articles tracing progress in ZFS, Solaris, and other OpenSolaris based distributions.