[Beowulf] how large of an installation have people used NFS with? would 300 mounts kill performance?

Rahul Nabar rpnabar at gmail.com
Thu Sep 10 08:19:50 PDT 2009

On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 1:52 PM, Joe Landman
<landman at scalableinformatics.com> wrote:
> Rahul Nabar wrote:
>> If not NFS then Lustre etc options do exist. But the more I read about
>> those the more I am convinced that those open another big can of
>> worms. Besides, if NFS would work I do not want to switch.
> You might also want to look at GlusterFS.

Thanks Joe! From all the reports and advice it seems I'll start with
NFS and a good muscular storage device and then if NFS fails under
load move to glusterfc, lustre etc.

Per se there seems no way of knowing if NFS will keep up or not a priori.


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