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

Jonathan Barber jonathan.barber at gmail.com
Wed Nov 14 09:24:04 PST 2012


On 13 November 2012 16:13, Gregory Matthews <greg.matthews at diamond.ac.uk> wrote:
> 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?

I took it from the link immediately before the quote:
http://community.gluster.org/q/whats-the-staus-of-xfs-support/

But I defer to Joe's experience with regard to it's relevance now.

Cheers

> GREG

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Jonathan Barber <jonathan.barber at gmail.com>


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