SmartOS Project-FiFo 0.3.3 Release Screencast

This Project FiFo SmartOS Screencast covers: — New 0.3.3 Release — Watch on you tube in HD 720P Release Highlights Responsive vm details view New VM “about” page with live update notifications New global icon for service availability New web interface zones console VM package resizing VM custom metadata (alias, resolvers, description, color attributes) Add(…)

Blazingly Fast AFP on a SmartOS Zone

I recently came to the conclusion that my home openindiana ZFS storage servers could be put to much better use being repurposed as SmartOS compute nodes. If your ZFS storage servers are anything like mine, they sit with their cpu’s idle most of the time even when they are sending or receiving ZFS IO. With(…)

Project-FIFO 0.3 SmartOS Cloud Screencast

ThIS version is outdated – please watch the new version 0.6.0 SCREENCAST : http://blog.smartcore.net.au/smartos-gui-project-fifo-0-6-0-demo/ Note: a HD 720p version can be watched on youtube directly. This SmartOS Screencast covers: – New 0.3.0 version of Project-FIFO open-source SmartOS Suite – New Architecture Overview – Zone installation and setup – Multi SmartOS node management – VM Creation(…)

SmartOS Command Line FU

SmartOS is extremely powerful. A lot of its power can be unleashed and understood by familiarising ourselves with some of the inherent unix commands underpinning its solid foundation. Thankfully the folks at Joyent have eased this learning curve for us considerably by pre-bundling some utilities in SmartOS. These utilities, leverage the power of Dtrace, ZFS, Zones,(…)