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A Better File System for Linux?

Oct 30, 2008, 20:36 (0 Talkback[s])

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"BTRFS (pronounced better FS) is currently under development in an effort led by Oracle engineer Chris Mason. With the support of Intel, Red Hat, HP, IBM, BTRFS could become the engine that brings next generation filesystem capabilities to Linux.

"The main goal is to let it {Linux} scale for the storage that will be available," Chris Mason Director of Linux Kernel Engineering at Oracle told InternetNews.com. "Scaling is not just about addressing the storage but also means being able to administer and to manage it with a clean interface that lets people see what's being used and makes it more reliable.""

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