[Beowulf] Putting /home on Lusture of GPFS

Michael Di Domenico mdidomenico4 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 24 04:44:03 PST 2014

On Tue, Dec 23, 2014 at 6:43 PM, Christopher Samuel
<samuel at unimelb.edu.au> wrote:
> On 24/12/14 05:35, Michael Di Domenico wrote:
>> I've always shied away from gpfs/lustre on /home and favoured netapp's
>> for one simple reason.  snapshots.  i can't tell you home many times
>> people have "accidentally" deleted a file.
> We use GPFS snapshots for our project areas already, for just that
> reason. :-)

Hmmm, i haven't followed GPFS all that much since probably 2005'ish,
is snapshots in it fairly new?  I don't recall them being there way
back then.  Perhaps a re-evaluation is in order...

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