[Beowulf] dedupe filesystem

Douglas Eadline deadline at eadline.org
Mon Jun 8 08:54:25 PDT 2009

treatments, we don't need no stinking treatments

And by the way, that is LECCIBG (pronounced "leccibg").
For the curious,



> 2009/6/5 Joe Landman <landman at scalableinformatics.com>:
>> >
>> Look at it this way ... what is the cost/benefit to the movie-company to
>> buy/build expensive storage and build tiers, as compared to much less
>> expensve replicated/HSMed storage?  I think the writing is clearly on
>> the
>> wall on this.  Lots of the folks in this industry will disagree, but
>> follow
>> what the customers are actually doing.
> There is a science fiction novel which describes how women will live
> forever. As women become older, their life expectancy will increase as
> new and expensive treatments become available to medical science to
> extend their lifetime. At the point where the rate of increase becomes
> more than one year added per year, you are effectively immortal. Of
> course only women, being wise enough to invest their money in compound
> interest bearing schemes will benefit from this. Men, who smoke and
> drink at eg. the LECBIG, will die too early for their money to pay for
> extended treatments.
> So what we really want is a storage system that will swallow up drives
> as they get bigger and bigger - so as your researchers create more and
> more data, or stream in more and more satellite/accelerator data/logs
> of phone calls (a la GCHQ) then your storage system is expanding at a
> faster rate.
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