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    Storage recommendations for home workload?

    Hi, I'm planning on building a new Proxmox server for my home environment (hosting a NAS, K8s, websites, Minecraft, DBs, home networking, etc.). Regarding VM/CT/NAS storage, I'm not too sure how I should go about it. I was thinking either: 2x 1TB NVME SSDs (ZFS mirror) used as the boot volume...
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    Need help for setting up slog and zil

    Hi everyone! i've been studying the difference for slog and zil. As my understanding, slog is for speeding up writes on drive and zil is for speeding up reads. I've read the article from servethehome about setting up cache drives...
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    SLOG and L2ARC to speed up ZFS on a spinning drive

    Hi, I'm running a PVE cluster at home, mostly for fun and some local services. I deployed it on top of a couple of dell optiplex (for the low power consumption), which have 1 NVME slot and 1 SATA slot. Initially, I put one 1TB NVME SSD inside both of the optiplex, partitionned with ZFS, and 16...
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    Threadripper Proxmox build, need suggestions

    [cross posted on STH] I work in a research lab that we recently purchased a Threadripper 3970x workstation from a System Integrator. It is a better better deal than Dell-Intel, which would have cost us twice as much. The role is to run Proxmox as base Hypervisor and run multiple Windows and...
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    ZFS Tests and Optimization - ZIL/SLOG, L2ARC, Special Device

    Since there are many members here that have quite some experience and knowledge with ZFS, not the only that I`m trying to find the best/optimal setup for my ZFS setup; but also want to have some tests and information in 1 place rather than scattered around in different threads, posts and...
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    Multiple ZFS SLOG?

    I have purchased two nvme disks with PLP that I am using for my ZFS SLOG/ZIL. I have room for several more if it turns out to be beneficial that I do so. While I have successfully added two log devices, my question is if multiple log devices will stripe or give me the performance of more than...
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    Newbie questions about ZIL/SLOG and L2ARC

    Hi, i am new to Proxmox VE. I've put 4 x 1TB nearline SAS drives in a Dell Precision T5500 on a PERC H200 and installed the pve on them in RAID10. I feel them a little slow and want to accelerate them with PCIe SSD accelerator SUN F20. The Prox sees 4 x 24GB SSDs and i want to use 2 of them in...
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    Best practice for ZIL/L2ARC with just 4xSSDs (yet another one :)

    I know this subject was discussed so many times... I have read so many tutorials and so many "best practices" and "suggestions"... Sometimes they advise exactly opposite things... After reading another one I decided to ask community advice before I start :) I am building Proxmox VE setup based...
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    ZFS dedicated SLOG

    Hi, I'm trying to find if my proxmox system (with ZFS) will benefit from adding dedicated SSD M.2 for the SLOG. So can I somehow profile my system and find the number of sync writes (O_SYNC), or better, find if my sync writes are bottlenecks? I don't want to benchmark, I want to get the info on...


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