[Beowulf] ZFS for HPC

Skylar Thompson skylar.thompson at gmail.com
Sun Dec 22 23:32:01 PST 2013

On 12/22/2013 6:51 PM, Christopher Samuel wrote:
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> On 23/12/13 13:30, Skylar Thompson wrote:
>> The one time we actually had corruption on-disk, ZFS was nice
>> enough to tell us exactly which files were corrupted. This made it
>> really easy to recover files from backups from before the
>> corruption took place.
> An interesting point, if you are running scrubs at a known interval
> you could go back to the backup immediately prior to the last good scrub.
> Time for me to run regular scrubs on my btrfs filesystems! :-)

Yup, we've got ours set to run over the weekend. As it happens, most of 
our drive failure reports come in on Monday.


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