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New Video: Implementing a Simple SMF Service: Lessons Learned

2010-04-26 Obsolete

During OSDevCon 2009 in Dresden (no link, osdevcon.org no longer exists), I had the honor to present on some lessons learned while putting together a ZFS Automatic-Scrubbing SMF service.

Today, Deirdre was so kind to publish the video recording of my presentation on The Oracle Solaris Video Blog (no …

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Blueprint

OpenSolaris ZFS Home Server Reference Design

2010-04-07 Obsolete

When I blogged about my OpenSolaris Home Server a while ago (no link, sun.com no longer exists), little did I know that this would become my most popular entry in my old blog!

In fact, R.G.(no link, page no longer exists) was so kind to call my …

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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, opensolaris.org no longer exists) for managing installation and additional software. By default, it is configured to pull packages from the /release (no link, opensolaris.org 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, genunix.org 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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