Are any of you guys fans? In episodes 56 and 57 he has talked at length about the sorry state of filesystems in OS X, namely HFS+, as well as Microsoft's new filesystem, ZFS, ZEVO, SSDs, and a whole bunch of other geeky stuff relating to file systems primarily.
Anybody want to talk about any of this stuff? For starters, do you guys now see why I've been belaboring the sorry state of HFS+ and have been gushing about ZFS? I hope you didn't doubt good ol' besson3c...
5by5 | Hypercritical
He didn't really seem to offer his theory as to why Apple canned ZFS on OS X, but referred to this and Apple's future filesystem plans a mystery (although he postulated that maybe Core Storage will be the future foundation for a new file system). He seemed reticent to jump into ZEVO, and the trustworthiness of SSDs came up too.
I've never really thought about just how bad the lack of data integrity is in HFS+ to the extent that Siracusa has. It's quite off-putting to consider that files and file system integrity can silently go south and replace backups of what you thought were good data with corrupt data so easily. I believe it was in episode 57 he quoted somebody from a Mac store that reported on the high percentage of people that bring in Macs that need attention because of HFS+ barfing.