- SCALE 11x, LA Hilton, Feb 22-24: Yes, we’ll be there! We’ll be running nodestack Day on Friday, Feb 22 – a chance to get your hands on a Joyent SmartMachine and learn why the nodestack is where you want to be deploying your apps.
- And Brendan will be speaking on Linux Performance Analysis and Tools (yes, you read that right: Linux!).
- LZ4 Compression In ZFS “For a long time now, ZFS has allowed for transparent compression of datasets using a number of user-selectable algorithms, one of the most frequently used ones being LZJB. With the integration of issue #3035, Illumos now also includes support for LZ4, an extremely fast BSD-licensed algorithm designed and written by Yann Collet. LZ4′s high performance and features make it a good potential replacement for LZJB in the future.”
Congratulations and thanks to Sašo Kiselkov for this great work!
- Large Installation System Administration Conference · USENIX LISA ’12 - Brendan Gregg spoke at LISA in December, I went along to represent the illumos and SmartOS communities. My report (which I simply forgot to mention here earlier) includes notes from Theo Schlossnagle’s talk on OmniOS.