Short-Take: New Oracle/Sun ZFS GoodiesNovember 17, 2010
I wanted to pass-on some information posted by Joerg Moellenkamp at c0t0d0s0.org – some good news for Sun/ZFS users out there about Solaris Express 2010.11 availability, links to details on ZFS encryption features in Solaris 11 Express and clarification on “production use” guidelines. Here’s the pull quotes from his posting:
“Darren (Moffat) wrote three really interesting articles about ZFS encryption: The first one is Introducing ZFS Crypto in Oracle Solaris 11 Express. This blog entry gives you a first overview how to use encryption for ZFS datasets. The second one…”
“There is a long section in the FAQ about licensing and production use: The OTN license just covers development, demo and testing use (Question 14) . However you can use Solaris 11 Express on your production system as well…”
“A lot of changes found their way into the newest release of Solaris, the first release of Oracle Solaris Express 2010.11. The changes are summarized in a lengthy document, however…”
Follow the links to Joerg’s blog for more details and links back to the source articles. Cheers!