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Re: [Linux-cluster] gfs2 v. zfs?



Hi :)

On Monday 24 January 2011 21:25 Wendy Cheng wrote
> Sometime ago, the following was advertised:
> 
> "ZFS is not a native cluster, distributed, or parallel file system and
> cannot provide concurrent access from multiple hosts as ZFS is a local
> file system. Sun's Lustre distributed filesystem will adapt ZFS as
> back-end storage for both data and metadata in version 3.0, which is
> scheduled to be released in 2010."
> 
> You can google "Lustre" to see whether their plan (built Lustre on top
> of ZFS) is panned out.


But Lustre isn't a clustered filesystem, it's a parallel filesystem. Similar to 
pNFS, PanFS, ... Comparing GFS to Lustre wouldn't be quite right.

   Rafa

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