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Daily Dose - ZFS Creator Leaves Oracle

09.28.2010
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Jeff Bonwick, the software engineer who led the team that created ZFS, is leaving his position as an Oracle VP.  In his blog, Bonwick gave no sign of rancor toward his employers.  Having worked at Sun/Oracle for 20 years, Bonwick gave a heartfelt farewell to the Solaris team and the developers he had been working with.  Bonwick said he has identified an opportunity he "just can't resist."

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Mike P(Okidoky) replied on Wed, 2010/09/29 - 3:19pm

> ZFS Creator Leaves Oracle
Does this have anything to do with Oracle's btrfs program? From what I gathered, btrfs is a better fit for Linux... EXT4 was meant to be an interim step of sorts to btrfs. However, EXT4 is totally clobbering the lot of them.
http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=zfs_fuse_performance&num=1
is EXT4 a fork now and does Oracle have any input in it at all?

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