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Dragonfly BSD and the Hammer Filesystem

Aug 06, 2008, 07:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Juliet Kemp)

"Hammer is a fine-grained snapshot filesystem designed for large disks/media. Its sweetspot begins at 500GB, and it can handle up to 1 Exabyte of data. Hammer runs a snapshot every every time the system syncs its mounts, in effect every 30-60 seconds. This history is retained and can easily be sifted through."

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