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Fighting with ZFS to make zpools failover/failback possible

After success with single zpool switching, I’m trying now to create a reliable and balanced construction with two controllers and two pools. When one of the controllers is dead, its pool successfully migrates to the other controller. But when the … Continue reading

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My article on FreeBSD CTL High Availability and ALUA functions is shown on BSD Now TV!

In the issue #165 of BSD Now two awesome guys, Allan Jude and Kris Moore, show my paper while explaining FreeBSD CTL HA and ALUA subsystem.

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Brocade Communications in Advanced Talks to Sell Itself – Bloomberg

Brocade Communications Systems Inc. is in advanced talks to sell itself, according to people familiar with the matter. Source: Brocade Communications in Advanced Talks to Sell Itself – Bloomberg UPD. Broadcom Press-release on the deal is already published.

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FreeBSD 11.0-RELEASE Announcement

Good news! They finally released it! I’m downloading the new version in a hurry to tame the BeaST to live within. And the most interesting part for me is: “The CTL High Availability implementation has been rewritten. [r287621] (Sponsored by iXsystems)” It looks like FreeBSD supports native dual-node … Continue reading

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The BeaST FreeBSD reliable storage architecture is shown on TV!

See the BSD Now Episode 141 starting from 01:19:19 where Alan Jude and Chris Moore discuss the BeaST reliable storage architecture. Thank you, guys for the really good words!

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Somebody ate too much

Microsoft shrinks OneDrive free storage space from 15 GB to 5 GB.

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Computer History Museum

Great project, website and YouTube channel. Recommend to subscribe! http://youtu.be/hXAjVw-bP5g

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