[Beowulf] distributed file storage solution?

Tony Travis ajt at rri.sari.ac.uk
Tue Dec 12 01:53:21 PST 2006

samit wrote:
> hello list,
> i am looking for a application (most preferably, but not necessarily OSS 
> or free software) and that can create distributed, reliable, fault 
> tolerant, decentralized, high preformance file server. I've looked at 
> few P2P file storing solutions that store multiple copies of file in 
> different server for data reliability but i havent found any solution 
> that would help me access a file as flexibly like the local file with 
> high preformance. Cross platform solution would be even better as i want 
> to aovoid the SMB overhead if its just a linux based solution!

Hello, Bipin.

I'm interested in p2p filesystems. Which ones did you look at?

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