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Category Archives: Illumos

Building a Business on illumos – Panel at illumos Day

Rod Boothby, Joyent; Bill Roth, Nexenta; Richard Elling, DEY; moderated by Deirdré Straughan. On illumos Day, this panel of experts addressed questions such as: How well is illumos supported? (ISVs, ecosystem, developers) What are the legal implications of illumos being open-sourced under the CDDL license? What are the business costs and benefits of illumos vs other [...]

Video: illumos Key Technologies

This is just a snippet from SVLUG‘s Comparative Operating Systems Discussion panel on current open source Unix systems, in which Bryan Cantrill was a speaker, along with Kevin Dankwardt of K Computing representing Linux, Josh Paetzel, Director of IT at IxSystems, Inc. for FreeBSD, and Charles Forsyth, Technical Director and Co-Founder at Vita Nuova for [...]

Using flamegraph to Solve IP Scaling Issue (DCE)

The two flamegraphs to the right are taken from 2 machines that are running basically the same set of processes, and experiencing the same amount of network traffic. Read on to find out how these were created, what problem they were used to solve, and how you can do it too. Slow Flame Graph Recently [...]

Experiences Starting an Open Source Operating System

Garrett D’Amore speaks at SCALE10x about the genesis of illumos. 4 part playlist, total running time ~55 mins slides

ZFS Feature Flags

A new feature being introduced in illumos, presented by Chris Siden of Delphix at the illumos user group meetup sponsored by the Joyent Cloud, January 2012. join the new ZFS-discuss list

ZFS Backwards Compatibility Testing with ztest

Christopher Siden at the illumos user group meeting sponsored by the Joyent Cloud, January 2012. join the new ZFS-discuss list

Come See Us at SCALE 10X!

Brendan Gregg and Robert Mustacchi of Joyent, Garrett D’Amore of illumos, and Gordon Ross of Nexenta will be speaking. We’ll be hosting a meetup Saturday night which will give you a chance to talk to them more in depth, and you’ll probably find us all hanging around the illumos booth much of the time we’re [...]

ZFS Code Comments

Discussion at the illumos user group meeting sponsored by the Joyent Cloud, January 2012. join the new ZFS-discuss list

The Future of LibZFS

Matt Ahrens speaks at the illumos user group meeting, January 2012. join the new ZFS-discuss list

Testing ZFS in illumos

John Kennedy of Delphix speaks at the illumos User Group meetup, January 10, 2012. join the new ZFS-discuss list