The FreeBSD Foundation announced pleasently the new funded FreeBSD HAST project.
The software will be a file system and software independant synchronous replication which operates on the block-level in a cluster environment. It works over TCP/IP and can use any GEOM providers. Pawel Dawidek has been awarded to implent this highly available storage replication system.
Editors comment: This is great news and a pleasant surprise. Also looking forward to get a port of a finished and feature complete HAMMER file system. ■