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The pain of updating Windows, FreeBSD vs Linux, and getting started with ZFS.



FreeBSD Periodic Scripts

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Microsoft: Windows needs at least 8 hours online to update reliably

Why we’re migrating (many of) our servers from Linux to FreeBSD

Counterpoint to “FreeBSD’s network stack is better”


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We were asked about getting started with ZFS.

What Makes a Good Time to Use OpenZFS Slog and When Should You Avoid It

Choosing the right ZFS pool layout

OpenZFS: All about the cache vdev or L2ARC

ZFS 101—Understanding ZFS storage and performance

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love RAIDZ





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