Package Scripting

OpenSolaris Home Server Scripting 3: Managing Package Repositories

2010-03-29 Obsolete

OpenSolaris OS comes with the Image Packaging System (IPS) (no link, no longer exists) for managing installation and additional software. By default, it is configured to pull packages from the /release (no link, no longer exists) repository, but of course there are many other interesting repositories …

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Deduplicaed Folders Illustration

OpenSolaris ZFS Deduplication: Everything You Need to Know

2010-03-16 Obsolete

Since November 1st, 2009, when ZFS Deduplication was integrated into OpenSolaris (no link, no longer exists), a lot has happened: We learned how it worked, people got to play with it, used it in production and it became part of the Oracle Sun Storage 7000 Unified Storage System …

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