My anticlimactic ZFS SSD pool story

My anticlimactic ZFS SSD pool story

This post was suppose to be a “look I made an SSD ZFS pool”, but will instead be the first post in a trouble-shooting series. Trying to get my SSDs to behave.

But — I am getting ahead of myself… Let’s start at the beginning.

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Replacing a disk and expanding the ZFS pool

Replacing a disk and expanding the ZFS pool
I’m replacing a disk and and expanding my ZFS 2×RAID-Z2 pool.
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File server storage migration and expansion

File server storage migration and expansion

My file server, Zeta, has an mdadm RAID6 array with eight 4 TB disks. I want to expand, but before doing so I’m going to migrate to ZFS.

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Inter-Tech 4U-4416 server case

Inter-Tech 4U-4416 server case

I was quite happy with the previous Inter-Tech case I got, so I decided to get another. This time I got a rack mountable storage case, with 16 hot swap bays, for my file server Zeta. More thoughts and photos!

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