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1.  Oracle Solaris ZFS File System (Introduction)

What's New in ZFS?

ZFS Command Usage Enhancements

ZFS Snapshot Enhancements

Improved aclmode Property

Oracle Solaris ZFS Installation Features

ZFS Send Stream Enhancements

ZFS Snapshot Differences (zfs diff)

ZFS Storage Pool Recovery and Performance Enhancements

Tuning ZFS Synchronous Behavior

Improved ZFS Pool Messages

ZFS ACL Interoperability Enhancements

Splitting a Mirrored ZFS Storage Pool (zpool split)

New ZFS System Process

ZFS Device Replacement Enhancements

ZFS and Flash Installation Support

Zone Migration in a ZFS Environment

ZFS Installation and Boot Support

ZFS Web-Based Management

What Is Oracle Solaris ZFS?

ZFS Pooled Storage

Transactional Semantics

Checksums and Self-Healing Data

Unparalleled Scalability

ZFS Snapshots

Simplified Administration

ZFS Terminology

ZFS Component Naming Requirements

Oracle Solaris ZFS and Traditional File System Differences

ZFS File System Granularity

ZFS Disk Space Accounting

Out of Space Behavior

Mounting ZFS File Systems

Traditional Volume Management

Solaris ACL Model Based on NFSv4

2.  Getting Started With Oracle Solaris ZFS

3.  Managing Oracle Solaris ZFS Storage Pools

4.  Installing and Booting an Oracle Solaris ZFS Root File System

5.  Managing Oracle Solaris ZFS File Systems

6.  Working With Oracle Solaris ZFS Snapshots and Clones

7.  Using ACLs and Attributes to Protect Oracle Solaris ZFS Files

8.  Oracle Solaris ZFS Delegated Administration

9.  Oracle Solaris ZFS Advanced Topics

10.  Oracle Solaris ZFS Troubleshooting and Pool Recovery

11.  Recommended Oracle Solaris ZFS Practices

A.  Oracle Solaris ZFS Version Descriptions


Chapter 1

Oracle Solaris ZFS File System (Introduction)

This chapter provides an overview of the Oracle Solaris ZFS file system and its features and benefits. This chapter also covers some basic terminology used throughout the rest of this book.

The following sections are provided in this chapter: