thx for answeryes I understand the role ZFS play in s10 and s11, but ZFS is for single host and not designed to play in "cluster/grid " env, but ACFS is designed for "cluster/grid" env, a big difference.
Oracle is big on oracle RAC that use ASM and ACFSSolaris ZFS is designed before Oracle take over, it seems there is new requirement now, IMHO everything need to be "cluster" or Grid aware.
On 7/16/2011 9:27 PM, Mike Gerdts wrote:
On Sat 16 Jul 2011 at 08:33PM, "Hung-Sheng Tsao (Lao Tsao ??) Ph.D." wrote:hi recent osc3.3u1 announce the support of acfs in zone cluster, but acfs cannot be zone rootpath questions 1)does zone support acfs outside of the solaris clusterI'm not yet familiar enough with ACFS to answer that question. (It is on my reading list.) You may want to ask this through support channels and if the answer is no, please explain why it is important to you and/or your customers and ask that an RFE be filed. If an RFE is filed, please let me know what the CR number is (change request - a 7 digit number). Feel free to share those reasons here too.2)why the acfs cannot be zone's rootpath?As you can see with Solaris Express 2010.11, packaging and boot environment management is dependent on ZFS. Even if another file system such as ADFS supported the snapshot and clone operations similar to how ZFS works, there is no abstraction in the relevant code to be able to take advantage of another file system in place of ZFS. Even with Solaris 10, tools such as live upgrade would need significant work to work with and/or take advantage of any benefits of ACFS.
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