Triple parity RAIDZ (RAIDZ3) support in ZFS

I just saw the following putback notice come over the wire:

Author: Matty
Repository: /hg/onnv/onnv-gate
Latest revision: 17811c723fb4f9fce50616cb740a92c8f6f97651
Total changesets: 1
Log message:
6854612 triple-parity RAID-Z

This is pretty sweet, and with the introduction of 2TB+ drives, using multiple parity drives will become essential to ensuring that your data is safe when a drive failures occur.

This article was posted by Matty on 2009-07-16 21:36:00 -0400 EDT