[olug] nas box

Obi-Wan obiwan at jedi.com
Tue Jul 6 13:53:43 UTC 2010

> (As for FreeNAS vs. OpenFiler, when I was researching the two, I came
> away with the impression that FreeNAS would run on older/slower
> hardware, requiring fewer resources than OpenFiler, while OpenFiler
> has more features, and tends to provide better performance (based on
> 2-3 articles and posts I found from people who tried both).

That's kinda what I'd found, too.

One noteworthy advantage for FreeNAS is that it supports ZFS, while
the licensing verbage prevents ZFS support from being integrated
into the Linux kernel.  FreeNAS is FreeBSD, while OpenFiler is Linux.

Ben "Obi-Wan" Hollingsworth                             obiwan at jedi.com
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     Giver of all good things, so if I stand, let me stand on the
       promise that You will pull me through.  -- Rich Mullins

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