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OCA Oracle Solaris 11 System Administration Exam Guide (Exam 1Z0-821) by Michael Ernest

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Administering ZFS Pools

Disk management is a practice that becomes more demanding as the number of disks in use grows. If you read the commonly repeated selling points for ZFS, you might get the idea that it was designed to handle some infinitely large array of disks, but that’s not really the point. ZFS sets limits that are so far beyond most practical concerns, they’re irrelevant to capacity planning. That said, administrators still have to consider the arrangement of storage resources that make sense for their applications, their users, and their own site infrastructure. In this section, I just scratch the surface. I explain what you need to create a pool, how to create different disk arrangements (and destroy them), and how to monitor their ...

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