The next version of the Debian GNU/Linux Squeeze software, a popular program for establishing Debian VPS systems, will include support for ZFS technology through the company's official installation program, IT Wire reports.
Robert Millan, developer for Debian, told the news source the application will be one of the first GNU/Linux software programs to support the ZFS file system.
According to Milan's blog, his promises about the ZFS system left users somewhat disappointed when the first beta edition of the program released without ZFS support. However, Milan assures users that the official version will be updated with ZFS file system distribution technology. Indeed, an update to the beta includes the promised program.
"At [the beta's release], the version of Parted that included ZFS detection hadn’t migrated to Squeeze. The unblock policy didn’t appear to allow this migration. However, the Release Team kindly decided to make an exception that allowed this," Milan said in the blog.
According to a recent report from InformationWeek, ZFS technology is becoming an important part of the virtual data storage industry. The report said new ZFS implementations are allowing organizations to provide innovative storage solutions by combining ZFS code with current solutions.