[Beowulf] CephFS

Prentice Bisbal prentice.bisbal at rutgers.edu
Thu Apr 9 13:48:31 PDT 2015

On 04/09/2015 11:24 AM, Tom Harvill wrote:
> Hello,
> Question: is anyone on this list using CephFS in 'production'?  If so, 
> what are you using
> it for (ie. scratch/tmp, archive, homedirs)?  In our setup we use NFS 
> shared ZFS for /home,
> Lustre for /work (performance-oriented shared fs), and job-specific 
> tmp on the worker nodes
> local disk.
> What I really want to know is if anyone is using CephFS (without 
> headache?) in a production
> HPC cluster in place of where one might use Lustre?
I know they're using CephFS on Tianhe-2, so it's apparently good enough 
for China's nuclear weapons program. ;)


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