Tag Archives: ZFS

Guide to cryptographic hashes for content-based addressing

Just came across an interesting article on the use of cryptographic hashes in content-based addressing (e.g. Git, Rsync, Bittorrent) whilst doing some reading around ZFS deduplication in ZFS v21 which is coming soon (with v26) in FreeBSD (and hence hopefully soon in FreeNAS!)

FreeNAS i3 setup

Just finished building some new hardware to run FreeNAS 8.0. As there’s not a huge deal of info kicking around the internet about working hardware configurations I thought i’d post my experiences. Last time I built a PC I almost built a NAS box at the same, but looking at the increase in cost of […]