I've seen a lot of information on btrfs lately. I have been considering ext4 for my next filesystem, but am tempted by btrfs instead. How widely used is btrfs? What are the pro's and con's?
As far as I know, LVM makes it possible to take snapshots of a volume. There are also a number of file systems (ZFS, Btrfs, reiserfs, ...) which supports snapshots. However, I've never understood the ...
I have an existing BTRFS filesystem composed of one 500GB disk and I just bought a 2TB disk to increase the storage capacity of my home server and I want add the new disk to the existing filesystem. ...
Currently I have a btrfs mount point with a structure like this:# /mountpoint/month/day/hourAs24/ and each leaf directory contains between 5,000 to 20,000 small files. There I keep the files for ...
(DISCLAIMER: This is "time bound" as probably every other question, I just point it out now instead of implicating it) part of reviewing a few basic decisions for our infrastructure is once again the ...