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Google has announced today that the following FreeBSD related projects have been accepted for the annual Google Summer of Code (2011). With 17 approved projects, FreeBSD is one of the Top 10 supported projects. Path-based file system MAC policy (Alan … Continue reading
iXsystems has been working hard recently to make the FreeBSD and FreeNAS operating systems even better storage solutions. Some of their recent announcements: I New GEOM-based FreeBSD RAID Driver “Recently iX completed work on graid, a revised software-assisted RAID driver for … Continue reading
As most of you will be aware, BSDCan is one of the major annual BSD conferences, and Google sponsors development of the 5 big BSD’s each year in the Summer of Code. More info with regards to these events below. … Continue reading
Tom Wickline has written an introduction on the upcoming Bordeaux 3.0: “The upcoming Bordeaux for Linux and BSD 2011.03 release will see a major shift in how the program is written and the new features that will be available to current … Continue reading
Phoronix has completed another test that involved PC-BSD. This time multi-core performance was compared between PC-BSD, OpenIndiana, CentOS and Fedora: "In this article we are looking at how Linux, OpenSolaris, and FreeBSD scale across multiple cores. Benchmarked are CentOS 5.5, … Continue reading
FreeBSD has expanded support for ZFS in FreeBSD 8.2 and supports ZFS version 15. Matt Olander (CTO at iXsystems) and Josh Paetzel (IT director at iXsystems) were interviewed by datamation.com. "FreeBSD 8 is autotuning in a lot of areas, and … Continue reading
FreeNAS 8 is shaping up nicely (FreeNAS 8.0-BETA available) and developers at iXsystems are putting in a lot of time and work into it. Apart from working on the software side, iXsystems also offers a FreeNAS based appliance, the iX-2120. … Continue reading
I. The Perfect Database Server: Firebird 2.5 And FreeBSD 8.1 Here is the guide on installing Firebird 2.5 from FreeBSD 8.1 Ports and creating your first test database; also we show you how to install Flamerobin GUI (administration tool) and … Continue reading