1. AveryFreeman

    ESXi: Do you use NFSv4 or iSCSI for your multipath datastores? What's your stack look like?

    Hey, So I'm wanting to set up some MPIO datastores for ESXi. They'd be for several different workloads: General file storage, video recording on VMs, and the VMs themselves. I looked long and hard at several cluster file systems, but let's face it: Ceph is complicated, OCFS2 is obscure and...
  2. D

    Zpool on sparse files

    Hi everyone! I have an NFS share, where I'm planning to store my backups. I created a raidz2 zpool on 7 sparse files on that NFS share and transferred snapshots using syncoid to that zpool. It seems to me that it's a working solution, but I haven't done that before and wanted to hear your...