[linux-elitists] OpenSolaris

Rik van Riel riel@surriel.com
Sat Nov 19 12:20:50 PST 2005

On Sat, 19 Nov 2005, Jeff Waugh wrote:

> > a lot of zfs can be done with md and lvm
> Poppycock. Read up on ZFS. Many of its benefits exist in direct 
> opposition to LVM/EVMS style volume management techniques.

You realise that the primary purpose of ZFS is to reduce
the dependance of Solaris users on Veritas ?

To paraphrase an often heard customer complaint:

"Solaris is cool and all, but if I have to continue
 using Veritas I'm gonna shoot somebody."

Or, from the financial POV, s/using/paying for/ ;)

"Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place.
Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are,
by definition, not smart enough to debug it." - Brian W. Kernighan

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