[Beowulf] Suggestions to what DFS to use

Benson Muite benson.muite at ut.ee
Mon Feb 13 00:36:55 PST 2017


Do you have any performance requirements?


On 02/13/2017 09:55 AM, Tony Brian Albers wrote:
> Hi guys,
> So, we're running a small(as in a small number of nodes(10), not
> storage(170TB)) hadoop cluster here. Right now we're on IBM Spectrum
> Scale(GPFS) which works fine and has POSIX support. On top of GPFS we
> have a GPFS transparency connector so that HDFS uses GPFS.
> Now, if I'd like to replace GPFS with something else, what should I use?
> It needs to be a fault-tolerant DFS, with POSIX support(so that users
> can move data to and from it with standard tools).
> I've looked at MooseFS which seems to be able to do the trick, but are
> there any others that might do?

Hajussüsteemide Teadur
Arvutiteaduse Instituut
Tartu Ülikool
J. Liivi 2, 50409
Research Fellow of Distributed Systems
Institute of Computer Science
University of Tartu
J.Liivi 2, 50409
Tartu, Estonia

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