Tutorial: Setup a ZFS storage pool

David Callé

David Callé

on 9 February 2018

ZFS is a handy way of pooling disks together into a single filesystem.

Whether you want to transparently mirror content across disks to preserve yourself from faulty hardware or unify an array of disks into a single storage unit, it’s a good fit for both personal devices and enterprise stacks.

In this short tutorial, you will learn how to create and use a ZFS storage pool on Ubuntu 16.04 or above.

What you’ll learn

  • How to install ZFS
  • How to create a striped or mirrored storage pool

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