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The BeaST storage system with ZFS and CTL HA, latest news

Finally, I did it! The BeaST storage system with ZFS and CTL HA works in ALUA mode with zpools balanced over controllers. The BeaST Quorum automates Failover/Failback operations. Yes, I have something to say now: Read the full description on … Continue reading

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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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Using SSD as the level two cache for the FreeBSD dual-controller storage array

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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The new BSD Mag issue with our article: “Implementing In-Memory Cache in the BeaST Architecture” is out!

The fresh BSD Magazine is officially published with our “Implementing In-Memory Cache in the BeaST Architecture” article in the “FreeBSD corner”! We are discussing the ways and even implementing in-memory ZFS-based cache in our dual-controller storage system concept. Many thanks … Continue reading

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Optimizing in-memory cache of the BeaST architecture

It’s time to optimize in-memory cache of our FreeBSD dual-headed storage system concept. The new paper with descriptions of changes is already on the BeaST project page.

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Version 1.1 of the “Implementing in-memory cache in the BeaST architecture” paper

Just found several small and ridiculous mistakes in the paper of Implementing in-memory cache in the BeaST architecture. So here is the version 1.1 of the PDF document.

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Implementing in-memory cache in the BeaST architecture

Recently we have created the reliable dual-headed FreeBSD based storage concept. Then we improved it with the famous ZFS feature. Now we will try to implement a shared in-memory cache to make our model even more serious.

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