[opensource]Distributed File Systems

Isaac Jones ijones@syntaxpolice.org
Thu, 16 Sep 2004 16:03:22 -0400

Hi Jeremy,

Jeremy Rumpf <rumpf.6@osu.edu> writes:

> We utlize GFS here, if you have any specific questions about it let me know. 

No, I don't have any specific questions.

> I guess my question would be are you looking for concurrent distributed 
> filesystems, like Lustre or GFS. Or nonconcurrent like Coda or AFS?

Either, actually.  I'm just trying to get an idea of what's out there,
what are the general capabilities that various systems have or might
implement, what are the tradeoffs when choosing a filesystem, etc.