[Beowulf] distributed file storage solution?

Brian D. Ropers-Huilman brian.ropers.huilman at gmail.com
Mon Dec 11 22:57:41 EST 2006


On 12/11/06, Craig Tierney <ctierney at hypermall.net> wrote:
> 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.

Which is really the bane of all cluster file systems, isn't it? Meta
data accesses kill performance.

-- 
Brian D. Ropers-Huilman
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