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== OpenZFS ==
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== Introduction to OpenZFS ==
  
OpenZFS brings together developers and users from various open-source forks of the original ZFS on different platforms and we're always looking to grow our community. There are a multitude of ways to contribute to the project and contributors are happy to help newcomers. As we add diverse perspectives, our community becomes richer, and we're committed to creating an environment where all people feel welcome.  [[Newcomers | Information for new contributors is available here.]]
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'''OpenZFS''' is an open-source storage platform. It includes the functionality of both traditional file systems and volume manager. It has many advanced [[Features | features]] including:
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* Protection against data corruption. Integrity checking for both data and metadata.
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* Continuous integrity verification and automatic “self-healing” repair
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** Data redundancy with mirroring, RAID-Z1/2/3 [and DRAID]
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* Support for high storage capacities — up to 256 trillion yobibytes (2128 bytes)
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* Space-saving with transparent compression using LZ4, GZIP or ZSTD
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* Hardware-accelerated native encryption
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* Efficient storage with snapshots and copy-on-write clones
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* Efficient local or remote replication — send only changed blocks with ZFS send and receive
  
Primary activities of the community include:
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== Contributing to OpenZFS ==
* Group discussions in the openzfs slack group (openzfs.slack.com) <== instructions for joining
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The OpenZFS project brings together developers from the Linux, FreeBSD, illumos, MacOS, and Windows platforms.  OpenZFS is supported by a wide range of companies.  
* Monthly [https://docs.google.com/document/d/1w2jv2XVYFmBVvG1EGf-9A5HBVsjAYoLIFZAnWHhV-BM/edit Leadership Team Meeting]
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* Annual [[OpenZFS Developer Summit]]
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* Individual and company presentations around the world promoting OpenZFS
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* Reduce platform differences (see [https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1CFapSYxA5QRFYy5k6ge3FutU7zbAWbaeGN2nKVXgxCI/edit#gid=0 ongoing project spreadsheet])
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OpenZFS is an associated project of SPI ([https://www.spi-inc.org/projects/openzfs/ Software in the Public Interest]). SPI is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization which handles our donations, finances, and legal holdings. You can donate to OpenZFS using the link below:
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There are many ways to contribute to OpenZFS including:
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* OpenZFS uses [https://github.com/openzfs/zfs GitHub] to track [https://github.com/openzfs/zfs/issues bug reports] and [https://github.com/openzfs/zfs/pulls feature development]
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* A monthly [https://docs.google.com/document/d/1w2jv2XVYFmBVvG1EGf-9A5HBVsjAYoLIFZAnWHhV-BM/edit OpenZFS Leadership Meeting] Zoom call to discussion active development
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* The annual [OpenZFS_Developer_Summit OpenZFS Developer Summit]
  
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== Get Started with OpenZFS ==
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[https://openzfs.github.io/openzfs-docs/Project%20and%20Community/FAQ.html Frequently Asked Questions]
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== Overview ==
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[[Newcomers | OpenZFS concepts]]
  
OpenZFS was [[announcement | announced in September 2013]] as the truly '''open source''' [[History | successor to the ZFS project]]. Our community '''brings together developers''' from the illumos, FreeBSD, Linux, macOS, NetBSD, and Windows [[distributions | platforms]], and a wide range of [[companies]] that build products on top of OpenZFS.
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A non-exhaustive list of [[Features | OpenZFS features]]
  
OpenZFS is an '''outstanding storage platform''' that encompasses the functionality of traditional filesystems, volume managers, and more, with consistent reliability, functionality, and performance across all [[distributions]]:
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== OpenZFS Technical Resources ==
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[https://openzfs.github.io/openzfs-docs/Getting%20Started/index.html How to install OpenZFS]
  
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[https://openzfs.github.io/openzfs-docs/man/index.html OpenZFS manual pages]
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|[https://illumos.org/docs/about/features/ Webpage]
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|[https://github.com/illumos/illumos-gate/ GitHub]
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| '''ZoF – ZFS on FreeBSD'''
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|[https://zfsonfreebsd.github.io/ZoF/ Webpage]
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|[https://github.com/zfsonfreebsd/ZoF GitHub]
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| '''ZoL – ZFS on Linux'''
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|[http://zfsonlinux.org/ Webpage]
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|[https://github.com/zfsonlinux/zfs/ GitHub]
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| '''OpenZFS on macOS'''
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|[https://openzfsonosx.org/ Webpage]
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|[https://github.com/openzfsonosx/ GitHub]
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| '''OpenZFS on Windows'''
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|[https://openzfsonwindows.org/ Webpage]
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|[https://github.com/openzfsonwindows/ GitHub]
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== Project Goals ==
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Feature Details.  Detailed subsystem/feature blogs, on-disk format specifications: [[Developer_resources | Developer Resources]]
 
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The high-level goals of OpenZFS are to:
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* '''raise awareness''' of the quality, utility, and availability of open source implementations of ZFS,
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* encourage '''open communication''' about ongoing efforts to improve open source ZFS, and
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* ensure '''consistent reliability''', functionality, and performance of all distributions of ZFS.
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The main technical goal of OpenZFS is [https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1CFapSYxA5QRFYy5k6ge3FutU7zbAWbaeGN2nKVXgxCI/edit#gid=0 easier sharing of code] between platforms.
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Revision as of 22:20, 7 October 2020

Welcome to OpenZFS

OpenZFS Developer Summit 2020

The 2020 OpenZFS Developer Conference is being held October 6-7 (Tue-Wed), as an online conference.


The conference will resume at 4:00 PM Pacific Time Wednesday


Tuesday Schedule (Pacific Time)

Time Title Speaker Company Presentation/Video
9:00 - 9:20 State of OpenZFS Matt Ahrens Delphix Slides
9:20 - 9:40 ZFS Caching: How Big Is the ARC? George Wilson Delphix Slides
9:40 - 10:00 Persistent L2ARC George Amanakis Independent Slides
10:00 - 10:20 BREAK / BREAKOUT sessions
10:20 - 11:00 ZIL Performance Improvements for Fast Media Saji Nair Nutanix Slides
11:00 - 11:20 BREAK / BREAKOUT sessions
11:20 - 11:40 Sequential Reconstruction Mark Maybee Cray Slides
11:40 - 12:20 dRAID, Finally! Mark Maybee Cray Slides
12:20 - 1:20 LUNCH / BREAKOUT sessions
1:20 - 2:00 Send/Receive Performance Enhancements Matt Ahrens Delphix Slides
2:00 - 2:20 BREAK / BREAKOUT sessions
2:20 - 2:40 Improving “zfs diff” performance with reverse-name lookup Sanjeev Bagewadi & David Chen Nutanix Slides
2:40 - 3:00 Performance Troubleshooting Tools Gaurav Kumar Nutanix Slides
3:00 - 3:10 Closing Matt Ahrens Delphix
3:10 - 4:10 hang out everyone

Wednesday Schedule (Pacific Time)

Time Title Speaker Company
9:00 - 9:10 Intro Matt Ahrens Delphix
9:10 - 9:30 File Cloning with Block Reference Table Pawel Dawidek Fudo Security
9:30 - 9:40 Default-Compatible Pool Features Josh Paetzel Panzura
9:40 - 10:10 Additional pitches TBD day-of
10:10 - 4:00 hacking! everyone
4:00 - 5:00 Hacking presentations, voting & awards everyone
5:00 - 6:00 hang out everyone

Thanks to our Sponsors!

Diamond Sponsors

  • Delphix

Platinum Sponsors

  • OSNEXUS

Introduction to OpenZFS

OpenZFS is an open-source storage platform. It includes the functionality of both traditional file systems and volume manager. It has many advanced features including:

  • Protection against data corruption. Integrity checking for both data and metadata.
  • Continuous integrity verification and automatic “self-healing” repair
    • Data redundancy with mirroring, RAID-Z1/2/3 [and DRAID]
  • Support for high storage capacities — up to 256 trillion yobibytes (2128 bytes)
  • Space-saving with transparent compression using LZ4, GZIP or ZSTD
  • Hardware-accelerated native encryption
  • Efficient storage with snapshots and copy-on-write clones
  • Efficient local or remote replication — send only changed blocks with ZFS send and receive

Contributing to OpenZFS

The OpenZFS project brings together developers from the Linux, FreeBSD, illumos, MacOS, and Windows platforms. OpenZFS is supported by a wide range of companies.

There are many ways to contribute to OpenZFS including:

Get Started with OpenZFS

Frequently Asked Questions

OpenZFS concepts

A non-exhaustive list of OpenZFS features

OpenZFS Technical Resources

How to install OpenZFS

OpenZFS manual pages

Feature Details. Detailed subsystem/feature blogs, on-disk format specifications: Developer Resources

We accept donations to cover our ongoing costs.

OpenZFS is an associated project of SPI (Software in the Public Interest). SPI is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization which handles our donations, finances, and legal holdings. You can donate through paypal using the link below:



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