Interview: Chris Mason About Btrfs
Aug 09, 2007, 11:15 (0 Talkback[s])
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
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"Q: Describe Btrfs with your own words.
"Btrfs is a new filesystem released under the GPL that is
designed to scale to huge storage. Scaling doesn't just mean being
able to address that storage, but also deal with corrupt data and
metadata. This means online filesystem checking tools and repair,
and integrated checksumming to detect errors..."