[Beowulf] Doing i/o at a small cluster

Christopher Samuel samuel at unimelb.edu.au
Mon Aug 20 20:41:47 PDT 2012


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On 19/08/12 03:17, Andrew Holway wrote:

> d) I think the only tool that does what your describing, gluster, 
> really sucks because it is still FUSE.

FUSE doesn't necessarily mean slow, I benchmarked NTFS-3G (FUSE)
against XFS years ago and was surprised to find it matched XFS for
read & write performance.

> e) ZFS is not yet on linux.

http://zfsonlinux.org/

It's what LLNL are going to use (using?) for their Lustre OSD's on
Sequoia.  Packaged for Ubuntu via a PPA too.

cheers,
Chris
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