[Beowulf] Input Sought: "Basic" Luster FS deployment on GigEther-Fabric Cluster

Greg Lindahl greg.lindahl at qlogic.com
Fri Mar 30 17:11:50 PDT 2007

On Wed, Mar 28, 2007 at 03:30:30PM -0400, Tim Chipman wrote:

> Some digging in this list archive suggested a bit of debate (ie,
> Lustre performance would only exceed NFS if lots of large streaming
> intensive I/O access, otherwise it would be worse).

How many MB/s of I/O does your app do? This isn't hard to measure.

If it's small enough, you don't need a parallel filesystem.

-- greg

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