OpenZFS – Auditing for Storage Performance

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OpenZFS and storage in general is a complex and important part of any project’s architecture. It should be planned thoughtfully and ideally, ahead of time! In this article, they talk about how to understand, measure, and plan for storage performance needs.

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17 April 2024
iXsystems: No one is being ‘marooned’ by Debian focus  

Continuation of news regarding iX focusing more on Linux and less on BSD, addressing some of the concerns of BSD users.

Valuable News – 2024/04/15  

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13 April 2024
BSDCan 2024 Travel Grant Application Now Open  

The Travel Grant Application for BSDCan 2024 is now open. The FreeBSD Foundation can help you attend BSDCan through our travel grant program. Travel grants are available to FreeBSD developers and advocates who need assistance with travel expenses for attending conferences related to FreeBSD development.

BSD Now 554: NetBSD Double Digit  

The XZ Backdoor, NetBSD 10.0, iX announces that they will put out a release of TrueNAS 13.3, State of the Terminal, LibreSSL 3.8.4 and 3.9.1 released and more.

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08 April 2024
GhostBSD review  

Youtube video review of their latest release.

07 April 2024
OpenBSD 7.5 released  

The OpenBSD project has released OpenBSD 7.5, the project's 56th release, with numerous improvements and support for 14 hardware platforms. See the OpenBSD 7.5 release page for a more detailed list.

BSD Now 553: Terminal Latency  

Using Git offline, Make your own E-mail server, quiz: a tool for rapid OpenZFS development, Configuring openzfs for nvme databases, Mirroring OmniOS: The Complete Guide part 1, Installing OpenBSD 7.4 on a VisionFive 2 rev, and more.

05 April 2024
OpenBSD Errata: April 8, 2024 (xserver)  

Errata patches for X11 server have been released for OpenBSD 7.5, 7.4 and 7.3. Binary updates for the amd64, arm64 and i386 platform are available via the syspatch utility.

NetApp’s strategic contributions to FreeBSD: a deep dive into upstreaming efforts  

Open source software leads the way in technology innovation, and corporate contributions to these community-driven projects significantly shape these resources. NetApp is a great example of this, as it has made strategic and multifaceted efforts to contribute to FreeBSD.

pfSense® Software Embraces Change: A Strategic Migration to the Linux Kernel  

Following in-depth evaluation and collaborative discussions, Netgate announced a significant strategic shift in the technological foundation of the pfSense project. They plan the migration of the pfSense platform from the FreeBSD operating system to a Linux kernel with a FreeBSD userland. This was on April 1st, but haven't seen any confirmation this being a joke.

Valuable News – 2024/04/01  

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