Posts Tagged ‘data-integrity’

Let me preface this article by stating that this issue is NOT a ZFS issue or a Solaris issue.  Previously I documented a issue in which the Crucial M4 SSD would “hesitate” causing ZFS to see it as faulted.  This was promptly fixed in v0002 of their firmware.  That issue is documented here.  This issue […]

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012 at 08:00 | 1 comment

We recently had an issue with Crucial M4 Solid State Disks when using them with ZFS on Solaris 11 Express (snv_151a).  Basically the disks were showing a whole bunch of write errors and had been “FAULTED” by ZFS. Now to make this problem even worse when we tried to zfs clear them it locked up […]

Monday, August 15th, 2011 at 08:00 | 4 comments

This is the final part in the “So You Want to Learn ZFS” series.  In Part One we discussed the reasons why you should be investigating ZFS if you are not already.  Part Two highlighted some of the differences from a usability perspective of Solaris versus a more traditional Linux system.  In Part Three we […]

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011 at 08:00 | 1 comment

In my previous article we discussed the main reasons that you ought to be investigating ZFS as a storage platform for your organization.  In this article we will be documenting some of the major pain points that people have when giving Solaris a shot.  One common theme that you will notice throughout my writings about […]

Tuesday, April 5th, 2011 at 08:00 | Comments Off

Enterprise Storage is currently broken.  IT departments big and small spend way too much money on completely ineffective storage solutions which only partially fulfil the companies storage need.  All  the while having to justify massive expenditures to the business which do not meet the need.  Essentially IT departments everywhere have become storage sales reps, sure […]

Monday, April 4th, 2011 at 08:00 | Comments Off