MTE Explains: What Is Btrfs Filesystem (and Why Is It Better Than Ext4)?

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Feb 19, 2013 1:33 PM EDT
MakeTechEasier; By Bertel King, Jr.
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There is more to a hard drive than its size. While the amount of disk space is all you see marketed about a hard drive on a sales page, there is actually an extensive amount of coding that goes into making a hard drive capable of handling your applications and data in the first place. Most Linux distributions currently default to using the ext4 file system, but the future for many of them lies with the B-tree file system, better known as Btrfs.

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