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Welcome to OpenZFS

OpenZFS was announced in September 2013 as the truly open source successor to the ZFS project. Our community brings together developers from the illumos, FreeBSD, Linux, and OS X platforms, and a wide range of companies that build products on top of OpenZFS.

OpenZFS is an outstanding storage platform that encompasses the functionality of traditional filesystems, volume managers, and more, with consistent reliability, functionality and performance across all distributions:

illumos Webpage GitHub
FreeBSD Webpage GitHub
ZFS on Linux Webpage GitHub
OpenZFS on OS X Webpage GitHub

Goals

The high-level goals of OpenZFS are:

  • to raise awareness of the quality, utility, and availability of open source implementations of ZFS
  • to encourage open communication about ongoing efforts to improve open source ZFS
  • to ensure consistent reliability, functionality, and performance of all distributions of ZFS.

The main technical goal of OpenZFS is easier sharing of code between platforms. Strategies include:

What's new?

September: Submit talk proposals for the OpenZFS Developer Summit 2014 by September 8th.

June: New blog post from Matt Ahrens: RAIDZ stripe width, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love RAIDZ

May: video of Matt Ahrens' talk at dotScale: what's wrong with storage?

May: Slides and video posted from the very successful OpenZFS European Conference.

March: Slides and associated paper from OpenZFS keynote at AsiaBSDcon. Audio recording and slides from FreeBSD Developer Summit.

November 2013: video and slides from the OpenZFS Developer Summit 2013.

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