[OpenAFS] Overview? Linux filesystem choices

Steve Simmons scs@umich.edu
Fri, 1 Oct 2010 14:44:15 -0400

On Sep 30, 2010, at 4:09 PM, Robert Milkowski wrote:

> Why does it matter for you if ZFS is being developed in open or not?

Can't speak for anybody else, but w/r/t umich and AFS it's likely a =
matter of cost. We can build and run oAFS on white boxes a helluva lot =
cheaper than we can do it on purchased Sun/Oracle anything. I'm keeping =
nexenta in mind as a possible solution, but our next significant =
hardware/software roll is a year or two away. When we hit that point, =
we'll see what the world looks like.