According to the Coraid website, NetApp has send a "nice" letter to Coraid, a vendor of an ZFS based storage appliance. NetApp should stop to bully around small vendors, get back to innovation and sort that thing out with someone in the same or a larger weight class, for example with Oracle. I can just explain this behaviour by increasing pressure in the market by ZFS.

PS: At the end the lawsuit is still valid, as far as i know most of the relevant patents has been invalidated ....

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