data-integrity

Adventures in ZFS: Crucial M4 Firmware SMART Issue

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…

So You Want to Learn ZFS Part One

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…