Ext4 snapshots

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60 minute BoF
Scheduled: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 from 5:30 – 6:30pm in Thomas Paine

One Line Summary

Overview of Next3 snapshots and what needs to be done to merge them into Ext4.


Next3 is a clone of the Ext3 filesystem with built-in support for snapshots, which was developed by CTERA Networks.

Many in the community have expressed their desire that the snapshots feature be merged into Ext4.

As the journey towards Ext4 snapshots is about to embark, it is now the perfect time to discuss the various design issues regarding Ext4 snapshots.


Ext4, filesystems, next3, snapshots


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