A high performance inline data deduplicating file system
- LICENSE TYPE:
- GPL v3
- USER RATING:
- DEVELOPED BY:
- Mark Ruijter
- ROOT \ System \ Filesystems
Lessfs is a high throughput data deduplicating file system for Linux, implemented throught the FUSE drivers. Lessfs complies to the POSIX standard and is very useful for backup purposes as well as providing storage for virtual machine images. Lessfs is capable of handling data rates up to 350MB/sec. It supports filesystem encryption.
Last updated on September 13th, 2011
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What's new in lessfs 1.1.3:
- This release fixes a problem where lessfs would leave orphaned data chunks in the system under high load.
- A number of issues with lessfschk has also been solved.