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RE: [olpc-software] iSCSI initiator on OLTP



Managing 1000 private iSCSI LUN's - is no way be easier/difficult than
NFS.
Since in this case we are not expecting high throughput applications
either NFS or iSCSI would do.
-Bala


-----Original Message-----
From: Alan Cox [mailto:alan redhat com] 
Sent: Friday, March 17, 2006 6:11 PM
To: Sankaran, Balasundaram
Cc: olpc-software redhat com; Alan Cox
Subject: Re: [olpc-software] iSCSI initiator on OLTP

On Fri, Mar 17, 2006 at 06:06:27PM +0530, Sankaran, Balasundaram wrote:
> One need not go for iSCSI shared storage. Instead the iSCSI Target can
> be configured so that each OLPC client will have access to one or more
> LUN's exclusively. The user/admin can put whatever filesystem on those
> LUN's.

I must not be understanding the usage and administration model you
anticipate.
Why would 1000 private luns be better than NFS ?



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