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Fresh BSD Magazine with my article as a headline!

Boasting now as the fresh BSD Magazine puts my paper “Nearly Online Zpool Switching Between Two FreeBSD Machines” on top of the issue’s cover. My text is about problems of ZFS storage pool sharing between computers and solutions of overcoming these obstacles. To … Continue reading

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The BeaST storage is one year old

A year has passed since I got early results with the BeaST storage system concept. The first public announce was made on 2016.04.22 and the full paper was published a week after. Thanks to the BSD Magazine for republishing all my papers and for … Continue reading

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The new BSD Magazine with my article is finally out

“Simple Quorum Drive for the FreeBSD CTL HA and the BeaST Storage System by Mikhail Zakharov During our experiments on developing the BeaST storage system we faced the lack of an automatic LUN failover function of the CTL HA subsystem. Yes, … Continue reading

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New BSD Magazine issue with my article!

Another bright topic for today! BSD Magazine has just published the fresh issue with my article on the cover! “As Benjamin Franklin once said, “an investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” In that spirit, we are happy to deliver another … Continue reading

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The BeaST storage is mentioned on BSD Now TV!

While reviewing two BSD Magazine issues Allan Jude and Kris Moore discuss also the BeaST storage architecture articles. BSD Now, Episode 157, starting from 0:53:05

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“Using SSD as the Level Two Cache for the FreeBSD Dual-Controller Storage Array” in the fresh BSD Mag issue

“Nowadays storage systems use fast solid-state drives (SSD) not only for storing data volumes, but even as the second layer of cache. In ZFS this feature is implemented by L2ARC and it means that we can easily enable this feature … Continue reading

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BSD Mag continues to publish the BeaST related articles

Read our “Optimizing In-Memory Cache of the BeaST Architecture” story in the fresh issue of BSD Magazine. “The BeaST is the new FreeBSD based dual-headed reliable storage system concept. Recently, we implemented both ZFS and in-memory cache in our architecture. … Continue reading

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