ZFS 101 - Understanding ZFS Storage And Performance
ars Technica, May 15th, 2020
May 15, 2020,
Volume 266, Issue 2

Learn to get the most out of your ZFS filesystem in our new series on storage fundamentals

"As we all enter month three of the COVID-19 pandemic and look for new projects to keep us engaged (read: sane), can we interest you in learning the fundamentals of computer storage? Quietly this spring, we've already gone over some necessary basics like how to test the speed of your disks and what the heck RAID is. In the second of those stories, we even promised a follow-up exploring the performance of various multiple-disk topologies in ZFS, the next-gen filesystem you have heard about because of its appearances everywhere from Apple to Ubuntu.

Well, today is the day to explore, ZFS-curious readers..."

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