After couple of years using QNAP Virtualization solutions I'm jumping on self assembled server with Proxmox. My server hardware is:
- Ryzen 2700
- 32GB RAM (soon expanded to 64)
- Intel 1000/PRO 4 port Server Adapter
- 3x1TB HDD Toshiba
- 2x250GB SSD Patriot Burst
I want to make SSD on...
Maybe Stratis could be a future storage solution for Proxmox. The solution combines the best parts from ZFS and BTRFS but doing it using existing kernel tools. DM and XFS.
1) overview: https://opensource.com/article/18/4/stratis-easy-use-local-storage-management-linux...
An interesting article can be read here: http://www.ilsistemista.net/index.php/virtualization/47-zfs-btrfs-xfs-ext4-and-lvm-with-kvm-a-storage-performance-comparison.html
It compares performance between various file systems and combo of file systems + volume managers used as storage...
According to the documentation I've read and searched for, ext3 is supposedly the default filesystem for proxmox installations. However on installing 4.4-1, it seems that it actually uses ext4.
Filesystem Type 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on
udev devtmpfs 10240...
I am currently testing the installation on a DELL t-630 server. PVE is installed with root-ZFS on SD card modules (16gb size, dual-cards, hardware mirrored). I am trying to move the /var folder to another ZFS file system with regular sas hdds.
The root is on rpool on the SDcard.
var is on...