OpenSolaris ZFS replication

I’ve had this goal for quite some time now, every since my employer went with Sun X4540 storage systems to serve as our data storage for backup applications. The goal was to handle data replication at the ZFS file system level, removing the need for application-level awareness of the file system replication.
A couple products from Sun seemingly accomplish this, one being ZFS via the ‘zfs send/recv’ function.
I will describe concepts and provide a basic script that be used to frequent volume snapshotting and replication.

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