Native Encryption for ZFS on Linux is here!
Aug15

Native Encryption for ZFS on Linux is here!

You heard right! Click here to read about the github commit Tom Caputi has signed off on the patch for encryption in ZFS on Linux!  The part that really caught my eye reads: The last addition is the ability to do raw, encrypted sends and receives. The idea here is to send raw encrypted and compressed data and receive it exactly as is on a backup system. This means that the dataset on the receiving system is protected using the same...

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832 TB – ZFS on Linux – Project “Cheap and Deep”: Part 1
Aug03

832 TB – ZFS on Linux – Project “Cheap and Deep”: Part 1

Sometimes you just need a ton of storage capacity – in this post I share a ZFS build I’ve been working on!

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Red Hat discontinues support for Btrfs
Aug02

Red Hat discontinues support for Btrfs

Red Hat removed Btrfs not only from “Technology Preview” but from future releases entirely

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VMware releases ESXi 6.5 Update 1 – huge amount of fixes!
Jul30

VMware releases ESXi 6.5 Update 1 – huge amount of fixes!

It’s that time!  VMware has finally released ESXi 6.5 Update 1 and rather than make any attempt to relay what they’ve fixed I’ll just post a link to the change notes. Check it out – I’ve read through the fixes for this release and am already patching up my PSC’s and vCSA’s.  Next up is the hosts themselves!  Let me know know if you guys upgrade and or have any issues!...

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vCenter 6.5 Enhanced Authentication Plugin Not Working
May16

vCenter 6.5 Enhanced Authentication Plugin Not Working

Recent releases of Google Chrome has prevented from the vCenter 6.5 Enhanced Authentication Plugin from working – read this article on how to restore functionality!

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