Oracle Solaris 11 ZFS Data Management


Oracle Solaris ZFS offers a dramatic advance in data management with an innovative approach to data integrity, near-zero administration, and a welcome integration of file system and volume management capabilities.  ZFS is the default file system in Oracle Solaris 11.

  • Rock solid data integrity with end-to-end checksums
  • Self-healing redundancy prevents silent data corruption
  • ZFS file system security with built-in encryption
  • Integrated compression results in 3X storage savings
  • Supports OpenStack CINDER (block) and SWIFT (object) storage


 Data Sheet - Oracle Solaris ZFS - Scalable Data Management
 Article - How to Determine Oracle Solaris Support for Advanced Format Disks
 Article - How to Consolidate Zones Storage on an Oracle ZFS Storage Appliance
 Article - How to Build OpenStack Block Storage on ZFS
 Article - How to Optimize Your Enterprise Storage with ZFS
 Article - How to Migrate Your Data to Oracle Solaris 11 Using Shadow Migration
 Article - Using COMSTAR and ZFS to Configure a Virtualized Storage Environment in Oracle Solaris 11.1
 Article - How to Manage ZFS Data Encryption 
 White Paper - Configuring ZFS for an Oracle Database
 White Paper - Working with Oracle Solaris ZFS Snapshots
 White Paper - Oracle Solaris ZFS Storage Management
 Training - Oracle Solaris ZFS Administration
 Product Documentation - Oracle Solaris ZFS Administration Guide

Podcast, Webcasts and Videos

Using Oracle Solaris 11 Boot Environments

 Podcast - Oracle Solaris ZFS
 Webcast - OpenStack and ZFS: Simple, Efficient, Secure
 Webcast - Introduction to ZFS Data Encryption

Introduction to ZFS Data Encryption

 Video - Oracle ZFS the Clear Winner over Legacy File Systems
 Video - ZFS Compression gives you Efficiency and Flexibility
 Video - ZFS Shadow Migration Simplifies and Speeds Data Management

ZFS Blogs

 Welcome to Oracle Solaris 11.2
 New ZFS Encryption features in Oracle Solaris 11.1
 Shadow Migration
 Resizing a mirror with ZFS
 ZFS secures your application
 Live Upgrade and ZFS Versioning