[Beowulf] how cluster's storage can be flexible/expandable?

Gregory Matthews greg.matthews at diamond.ac.uk
Tue Nov 13 08:13:38 PST 2012


On 13/11/12 10:04, Jonathan Barber wrote:

> Gluster makes extensive use of extended attributes, XFS extended
> attribute performance in kernel versions<  2.6.39 is very poor. [1]
> This makes XFS a poor choice in environments where files are smaller
> than ~500MB

thats interesting... do you have a reference for that? did I miss it?

GREG

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