[Ubuntu-US-NM] The Ubuntu of Open Solaris?

Eric Krieger unmlobo
Tue Feb 12 11:36:06 GMT 2008


What the saying? "To copy is the highest form of praise" conversely to
"assassinate is the severest form of criticism." =P

Anyway, stumbled across a new distro of Open Solaris that incorporates
many of the features of Ubuntu.

http://www.nexenta.org/os  

- Eric 


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Tina C.
;-) tincatz at yahoo.com

"The universe is an intelligence test." --Timothy Leary
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<pre>Eric - just curious - what are the pros and cons:<br><br>FreeNAS vs. Nexenta?<br><br>My understanding is that Nexenta will do snapshots - ZFS.<br>Cool thing is that the platform is OpenSolaris but environment is Ubuntu<br>Just a thought. (This is a Todd question by the way.)<br><br>http://www.linux.com/feature/57628<br>http://www.pramnos.com/story69-2391.html<br>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nexenta_OS<br>http://www.tummy.com/journals/entries/jafo_20060717_123009<br>http://www.thecodingstudio.com/opensource/linux/screenshots/index.php?linux_distribution_sm=Nexenta%20OS%20Alpha%207<br><br>Tina<br><br>-----------------------------------------------------<br></pre><h1><font size="1">[Ubuntu-US-NM] EPC Shared Storage Ideas?</font></h1>     <b>Eric Krieger</b>      <a href="mailto:ubuntu-us-nm%40lists.ubuntu.com?Subject=%5BUbuntu-US-NM%5D%20EPC%20Shared%20Storage%20Ideas%3F&amp;In-Reply-To=" title="[Ubuntu-US-NM] EPC Shared Storage Ideas?">unmlobo at gmail.com       
 </a><br>     <i>Tue Feb 12 14:27:59 GMT 2008</i>     <ul><li>Previous message: <a href="https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-us-nm/2008-February/000490.html">[Ubuntu-US-NM] The Ubuntu of Open Solaris? </a></li><li>Next message: <a href="https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-us-nm/2008-February/000492.html">[Ubuntu-US-NM] EPC Shared Storage Ideas? </a></li><li> <b>Messages sorted by:</b>                <a href="https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-us-nm/2008-February/date.html#491">[ date ]</a>               <a href="https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-us-nm/2008-February/thread.html#491">[ thread ]</a>               <a href="https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-us-nm/2008-February/subject.html#491">[ subject ]</a>               <a href="https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-us-nm/2008-February/author.html#491">[ author ]</a>          </li></ul>     <hr>   <!--beginarticle--> One of the things that I've really been mulling over for the EPC Project was
 how to do shared storage.  This is something that I see would not only be used among the Computer Lab PC's but also throughout EPC.  Now this is not something that I'm seeing that we need to implement Feb 24th but rather later on.    That said I'm I would like all ideas from as many of you as possible.   So here's what I see that the shared storage needs to be...  1. Cheap or Free Hardware. 2. Excellent hardware support. 3. Fault tolerant.  3. Easy to setup. 4. Easy to maintain. 5. Support as many file sharing protocols as possible. 6. Good support from the Open source community.   The software project that seems to fit all of the above appears to be the FreeNAS Project (<a href="http://www.freenas.org/">http://www.freenas.org</a>).  I think we have all the hardware to build a FreeNAS box except for the hard drives.  Are there any other thoughts or experiences with something better?   Thanks,  - Eric   ---------------------------------------- Eric J. Krieger email: <a
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 distro of Open Solaris that incorporates<br>many of the features of Ubuntu.<br><br>http://www.nexenta.org/os  <br><br>- Eric <br><br><br>----------------------------------------</pre><BR><BR>Tina C.<br>;-) tincatz at yahoo.com<br><br>"The universe is an intelligence test." --Timothy Leary
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