[Beowulf] distributed file storage solution?

Robin Harker robin at workstationsuk.co.uk
Tue Dec 12 03:55:28 EST 2006


TerraGrid is high performance, low CPU overhead and with the XFS version,
(TG2) excellent metadata performance. e.g. gets use with real time
databases, and can be designed with no single point of failure.

Robin


> Mark Hahn wrote:
>>> You can look into OpenAFS but be warned that you have to know
>>> infrastructure software quite well (LDAP+kerberos). It's
>>> cross-platform, can
>>> be distributed but don't think it's up to multiple writes on different
>>> mirrors though.
>>
>> and Lustre is parallel, high-performing and somewhat reliable/FT, but is
>> not decent/distributed (it's client-server).
>
> Lustre supports redundant meta-data servers (MDS) and failover for the
> object-storage servers (OSS).  However, "high-performing" is relative.
> Great at streaming data, not at meta-data.
>
> Craig
>
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