BcacheFS Gets Traction On Linux

As you may know, BcacheFS is a modern Linux file system that combines ZFS and Btrfs and aims to be a POSIX file system.

In the last couple of years, the new file system has evolved and provides the same functionality of EXT4 and XFS. Also, it wants to provide a Copy-On-Write (COW) FS which has caching, compression, and checksumming features.

For now, some of the features are missing, but the developers are working as hard as they can to change that. The lacking features are: snapshots, erasure coding, writeback caching between tiers and support for Shingled Magnetic Recording (SMR) drives and raw flash

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