Boston Linux & UNIX was originally founded in 1994 as part of The Boston Computer Society. We meet on the third Wednesday of each month at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Building E51.

Linux Filesystem Comparisons

Date and Time

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm


MIT Building E-51, Room 325


Jerry Feldman , Associate Director , Boston Linux & Unix - gaf blu org


A discussion including ext3, ext4, zfs, btrfs, and xfs


In light of recent developments, such as Red Hat Enterprise 7 using XFS as its default file system and Fedora 21 using BTRFS as its default, Jerry will lead a discussion of the major Linux filesystems, including ext3, ext4, xfs, btrfs, and ZFS.

Meeting Notes


  1. Jerry's slides (LibreOffice)
  2. Jerry's slides (PDF)

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