The following sections describe ZFS file system creation practices.
Create one file system per user for home directories
Consider using file system quotas and reservations to manage and reserve disk space for important file systems
Consider using user and group quotas to manage disk space in an environment with many users
Use ZFS property inheritance to apply properties to many descendent file systems
Consider the following file system practices when creating an Oracle database.
Match the ZFS recordsize property to the Oracle db_block_size.
Create database table and index file systems in main database pool, using an 8 KB recordsize and the default primarycache value.
Create temp data and undo table space file systems in the main database pool, using default recordsize and primarycache values.
Create archive log file system in the archive pool, enabling compression and default recordsize value and primarycache set to metadata.
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