Re: what is our answer to ZFS?

From: Jeff V. Merkey
Date: Mon Nov 21 2005 - 19:24:17 EST

Bernd Eckenfels wrote:

In article <200511211252.04217.rob@xxxxxxxxxxx> you wrote:

I believe that on 64 bit platforms, Linux has a 64 bit clean VFS. Python says 2**64 is 18446744073709551616, and that's roughly:
18,446,744,073,709,551,616 bytes
18,446,744,073,709 megs
18,446,744,073 gigs
18,446,744 terabytes
18,446 ... what are those, pedabytes (petabytes?)
18 zetabytes

There you go. I deal with this a lot so, those are the names.

Linux is currently limited to 16 TB per VFS mount point, it's all mute, unless VFS gets fixed.
mmap won't go above this at present.


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