[zfs-discuss] SSD ZIL/L2ARC partitioning

2012-11-14 Thread Michel Jansens
Hi, I've ordered a new server with: - 4x600GB Toshiba 10K SAS2 Disks - 2x100GB OCZ DENEVA 2R SYNC eMLC SATA (no expander so I hope no SAS/ SATA problems). Specs: http://www.oczenterprise.com/ssd-products/deneva-2-r-sata-6g-2.5-emlc.html I want to use the 2 OCZ SSDs as mirrored intent log

Re: [zfs-discuss] SSD ZIL/L2ARC partitioning

2012-11-14 Thread Sašo Kiselkov
On 11/14/2012 11:14 AM, Michel Jansens wrote: Hi, I've ordered a new server with: - 4x600GB Toshiba 10K SAS2 Disks - 2x100GB OCZ DENEVA 2R SYNC eMLC SATA (no expander so I hope no SAS/SATA problems). Specs: http://www.oczenterprise.com/ssd-products/deneva-2-r-sata-6g-2.5-emlc.html I

Re: [zfs-discuss] SSD ZIL/L2ARC partitioning

2012-11-14 Thread Tomas Forsman
On 14 November, 2012 - Michel Jansens sent me these 1,0K bytes: Hi, I've ordered a new server with: - 4x600GB Toshiba 10K SAS2 Disks - 2x100GB OCZ DENEVA 2R SYNC eMLC SATA (no expander so I hope no SAS/ SATA problems). Specs:

Re: [zfs-discuss] Dedicated server running ESXi with no RAID card, ZFS for storage?

2012-11-14 Thread dswartz
What was wrong with the suggestion to use VMWare ESXi and Nexenta or OpenIndiana to do this? Sorry I don't know which specific post you refer to? I am already running ESXi with OI on top and serving back to the other guests. Ned made a good point that running a virtualization solution on top

Re: [zfs-discuss] Dedicated server running ESXi with no RAID card, ZFS for storage?

2012-11-14 Thread dswartz
On 11/14/12 15:20, Dan Swartzendruber wrote: Well, I think I give up for now. I spent quite a few hours over the last couple of days trying to get gnome desktop working on bare-metal OI, followed by virtualbox. Supposedly that works in headless mode with RDP for management, but nothing

Re: [zfs-discuss] Dedicated server running ESXi with no RAID card, ZFS for storage?

2012-11-14 Thread Karl Wagner
On 2012-11-14 12:55, dswa...@druber.com wrote: On 11/14/12 15:20, Dan Swartzendruber wrote: Well, I think I give up for now. I spent quite a few hours over the last couple of days trying to get gnome desktop working on bare-metal OI, followed by virtualbox. Supposedly that works in

Re: [zfs-discuss] Dedicated server running ESXi with no RAID card, ZFS for storage?

2012-11-14 Thread Dan Swartzendruber
-Original Message- From: zfs-discuss-boun...@opensolaris.org [mailto:zfs-discuss-boun...@opensolaris.org] On Behalf Of Jim Klimov Sent: Tuesday, November 13, 2012 10:08 PM To: zfs-discuss@opensolaris.org Subject: Re: [zfs-discuss] Dedicated server running ESXi with no RAID card, ZFS for

Re: [zfs-discuss] Dedicated server running ESXi with no RAID card, ZFS for storage?

2012-11-14 Thread Dan Swartzendruber
-Original Message- From: zfs-discuss-boun...@opensolaris.org [mailto:zfs-discuss-boun...@opensolaris.org] On Behalf Of Jim Klimov Sent: Tuesday, November 13, 2012 10:08 PM To: zfs-discuss@opensolaris.org Subject: Re: [zfs-discuss] Dedicated server running ESXi with no RAID card, ZFS for

Re: [zfs-discuss] Dedicated server running ESXi with no RAID card, ZFS for storage?

2012-11-14 Thread Edward Ned Harvey (opensolarisisdeadlongliveopensolaris)
From: zfs-discuss-boun...@opensolaris.org [mailto:zfs-discuss- boun...@opensolaris.org] On Behalf Of Dan Swartzendruber Well, I think I give up for now. I spent quite a few hours over the last couple of days trying to get gnome desktop working on bare-metal OI, followed by virtualbox. I

Re: [zfs-discuss] Dedicated server running ESXi with no RAID card, ZFS for storage?

2012-11-14 Thread Dan Swartzendruber
On 11/14/2012 9:44 AM, Edward Ned Harvey (opensolarisisdeadlongliveopensolaris) wrote: From: zfs-discuss-boun...@opensolaris.org [mailto:zfs-discuss- boun...@opensolaris.org] On Behalf Of Dan Swartzendruber Well, I think I give up for now. I spent quite a few hours over the last couple of days

Re: [zfs-discuss] Dedicated server running ESXi with no RAID card, ZFS for storage?

2012-11-14 Thread Dan Swartzendruber
On 11/14/2012 9:44 AM, Edward Ned Harvey (opensolarisisdeadlongliveopensolaris) wrote: From: zfs-discuss-boun...@opensolaris.org [mailto:zfs-discuss- boun...@opensolaris.org] On Behalf Of Dan Swartzendruber Well, I think I give up for now. I spent quite a few hours over the last couple of days

Re: [zfs-discuss] SSD ZIL/L2ARC partitioning

2012-11-14 Thread Neil Perrin
On 11/14/12 03:24, Sašo Kiselkov wrote: On 11/14/2012 11:14 AM, Michel Jansens wrote: Hi, I've ordered a new server with: - 4x600GB Toshiba 10K SAS2 Disks - 2x100GB OCZ DENEVA 2R SYNC eMLC SATA (no expander so I hope no SAS/SATA problems). Specs:

[zfs-discuss] Metaslab load performance

2012-11-14 Thread f-toyohara
Hi, I have an issue of zfs performance. My OpenSolaris system is below. - snv_134 + CR:6917066 When a current metaslab is inactivated and another metaslab is activated, it takes too much time ( 10 seconds) to load it to memory. Please let me know how to avoid this issue. Toyo

Re: [zfs-discuss] Intel DC S3700

2012-11-14 Thread Eric D. Mudama
On Wed, Nov 14 at 0:28, Jim Klimov wrote: All in all, I can't come up with anything offensive against it quickly ;) One possible nit regards the ratings being geared towards 4KB block (which is not unusual with SSDs), so it may be further from announced performance with other block sizes -

Re: [zfs-discuss] Intel DC S3700

2012-11-14 Thread Jim Klimov
On 2012-11-14 18:05, Eric D. Mudama wrote: On Wed, Nov 14 at 0:28, Jim Klimov wrote: All in all, I can't come up with anything offensive against it quickly ;) One possible nit regards the ratings being geared towards 4KB block (which is not unusual with SSDs), so it may be further from

Re: [zfs-discuss] LUN expansion choices

2012-11-14 Thread Peter Tribble
On Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 6:16 PM, Karl Wagner k...@mouse-hole.com wrote: On 2012-11-13 17:42, Peter Tribble wrote: Given storage provisioned off a SAN (I know, but sometimes that's what you have to work with), what's the best way to expand a pool? Specifically, I can either grow existing