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Does ZFS cache Compressed or Uncompressed data in a ZFS file-system with compression turned on?

ZFS supports file-system compression and it also caches frequently or recently accessed data. If a system has lots of CPU but the underlying data storage system is slow. It is possible that ZFS would ...
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Tips on efficiently storing 25TB+ worth million files in filesystem

Say you are confronted with 25 TB worth uncompressed log files and you have at your disposal an array of 20 commodity boxes with collective free storage capacity of 25 TB. How would you store these ...
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Compress large similar files

We have a huge and growing number of windows images and other large files. In there I assume most of the files are identical over multiple files. Is there a compression system or maybe even ...