Btrfs hands on: My first experiments with a new Linux file system
Posted on: 11/28/2013 03:01 PM

ZDNet posted a hands on article of the Btrfs file system

Btrfs hands on: My first experiments with a new Linux file system


Btrfs is a new file system for Linux, one that is still very much in development. Although I wouldn't exactly describe it as "experimental" any more, it is, as stated in the Wiki at kernel.org, "a fast-moving target".

It has also been said publicly that the basic format and structure of the filesystem should now be stable; it would only be changed in the future if some overriding reason or need is found.

The point of all this should be clear — it is still very early days, and it is not recommended to use btrfs in critical systems of any kind.



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