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A look at MySQL on ZFS

Friday Oct 26th 2007 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

When Sun Microsystems released the ZFS filesystem in 2004, they set out to remove all of the practical limits on filesystem storage, and to make the arcane details of storage management a thing of the past.

[From MySQL AB]

When Sun Microsystems released the ZFS filesystem in 2004, they set out to remove all of the practical limits on filesystem storage, and to make the arcane details of storage management a thing of the past. ZFS is a 128-bit filesystem with – to name just a few features – copy-on-write transactional semantics, fast snapshots, and optional compression.

The article continues at http://dev.mysql.com/tech-resources/articles/mysql-zfs.html

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