[dba-Tech] Apple finally upgrades their FS

Jim Lawrence accessd at shaw.ca
Tue Apr 4 13:16:06 CDT 2017

It took from 1985 to today for Apple to upgrade their File System. Thirty-two years to finally an upgrade. In computer terms that is over 300 years. 

This is the reason why the Mac could never be used as a server; some tried but the networks always failed. Our local newspaper built a full system on Apples and ended losing around a hundred and fifty years of archival data. You think that Apple would logically choose ZFS as their core OS is FreeBSD but they designed and built something else(?) called APFS.

Here is a link to the first installment of a deep-dive series of articles on the FS by renowned Apple and ZFS expert, Adam Leventhal:



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