Hybrid Storage Pools: Using Disk and Flash with ZFS

Adam Leventhal of Delphix speaking at ZFS Day http://zfsday.com/zfsday/

In 2008, the ZFS Storage Appliance (nee the Sun Storage 7000) was one of the first architectures to add flash SSDs between the existing tiers of disk and memory. The Hybrid Storage Pool (HSP) offered completely new economies, but with both known and unknown idiosyncrasies. Adam Leventhal, the inventor of the HSP, will talk about their functionality and utility, pitfalls and shortcomings, as well as the next steps for ZFS amidst an ever changing landscape of technologies and economics.

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