[Dovecot] mail spool filesystem
fbscarel at gmail.com
Fri Aug 19 21:57:52 EEST 2011
I was not aware of that... I went with FUSE to test the deduplication
feature of ZFS. I'll check out this link you've provided, many thanks Dave.
On Fri, Aug 19, 2011 at 15:48, Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com> wrote:
> On 08/19/2011 02:45 PM, Felipe Scarel wrote:
>> I'm testing out ZFS-fuse on my new install (talked about it on the other
>> thread), no issues so far. The builtin deduplication and compression sure
>> help a lot, roughly 30% less storage space required so far.
>> They don't advertise it as exactly "production" quality, but I'm willing
>> try it out, we're doing regular backups. The mail system hasn't gone live
>> yet though, so I'm a bit uneasy on the performance side of things under
>> heavy load.
> You are aware that there's a real in-kernel ZFS implementation under Linux
> now, right? See http://zfsonlinux.org/. I've done some very basic
> testing with it, and so far, it works. Going through FUSE is slower than
> pissing tar; this implementation won't have that problem.
> FUSE is useful for many things. Performance-sensitive filesystems on
> production servers is oh-so-NOT one of them. ;)
> Dave McGuire
> Port Charlotte, FL
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