[zfs-discuss] ZFS update best practices
g.danti at assyoma.it
Thu Feb 15 06:23:07 EST 2018
On 14/02/2018 21:00, Iulian wrote:
> Hi Gionatan,
> Only some thoughts... nothing more.
> - I split from my point of view my servers in 2 categories: important
> and others.
> - when a new update is released, I testes on test pc for several days
> - then if this previous test was Ok, then I start to update the others
> servers(amd and Intel) for another 3 days
> - If the previous was Ok, then I start to update only 50% of my
> important servers, so at any time I will have 2 different zfs versions
> at the same time - of course I start to update the oldest version
> I do not know if it is ok or not, but for last 5 years is was Ok for
> me. I use only dkms / centos. Because I am very lucky, I never lose any
> zfs pool, but I have backup for any zfs server(rsync and for very
> important data I use rsync and zfs send-receive on 2 different remote
> zfs servers, because I am afraid....)
> Good luck!
Hi Iulian, thanks for your input!
Yes, I'm using a similar strategy for my updates. However, it remain
firmly in "limited testing" territory.
Does anyone know how much internal testing is put on canditate releases?
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