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Re: Why did you choose DragonFly?

From: "Steve O'Hara-Smith" <steve@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2010 21:22:02 +0100

On Mon, 20 Sep 2010 13:33:28 -0600
"Samuel J. Greear" <sjg@evilcode.net> wrote:

> This mail is intended for the infrequent responders and lurkers on the
> list just as much as the regular posters.
> What has drawn you to use the DragonFly BSD operating system and/or

	Originally it looked like a breath of fresh air compared to
FreeBSD-5 which was looking pretty scary. The clustering goals were (and
still are) also attractive to me. Hammer wasn't around when I got
interested in DragonFly - but it's certainly a good reason to stick around.
I look forward to the day when my main data store is held on two machines
using multi-master Hammer mirrors and I can take down either one without
bothering anything that is using the data.

Steve O'Hara-Smith                          |   Directable Mirror Arrays
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