Production Users

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The following companies use Btrfs in production:

  • Facebook (testing in production as of 2014/04, deployed on millions of servers as of 2018/10)
  • Jolla (smartphone)
  • Lavu (iPad point of sale solution. Used for compressed log storage on webservers.)
  • Rockstor (BTRFS powered FOSS NAS solution)
  • Tripadvisor (mid term log storage)
  • NAS devices from Thecus support Btrfs support since FW 2.05.04 (release notes)
  • Synology (NAS vendor) features Btrfs starting in DiskStation Manager (DSM) v6.0
  • HostDime (as of 2017/01, used for backup drives and underlying FS for OpenStack cloud)
  • Mendix (since end 2014) for backup servers using snapshots and rsync (remotes are mostly ext4) and for incremental replication (fast and often) for disaster recovery purposes using snapshots and send/receive (btrbk)
  • SUSE Container as a Service (CaaS) (since June 2017, btrfs with snapshots and rollback for transactional updates, for details see release notes)
  • Parrot Project root filesystem is on btrfs (2018/11)
  • Chromebook Linux Apps based on LXD, with btrfs storage, allowing for fast container creation, snapshots and copies, starting with Chrome OS 69 (2018/09)

These companies are currently working on adding Btrfs to production products:

  • Netgear (ReadyNAS products)
  • Ohio Gravure Technologies

You may also want to see a list of contributing companies

Linux distributions

The most of Linux distributions offer btrfs as an option.

The following distributions offer btrfs by default:

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