FW: [Beowulf] file IO benchmark

Imran Khan Imran at workstationsuk.co.uk
Tue Nov 29 02:09:05 PST 2005


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From: beowulf-bounces at beowulf.org [mailto:beowulf-bounces at beowulf.org] On
Behalf Of Craig Tierney
Sent: 28 November 2005 23:37
To: Chris Samuel
Cc: beowulf at beowulf.org
Subject: Re: FW: [Beowulf] file IO benchmark

Chris Samuel wrote:

>On Monday 28 November 2005 21:04, Joachim Worringen wrote:
>>as far as I understood, some modifications to the file system *are*
>>required to make it match with the consistency semantics of the Terragrid
>>iSCSI target. Therefore, the descriptions I read always state that you can
>>run ext2 via Terragrid, and nothing else. Are other file systems available
>I was under the impression that TerraGrid was using GPFS, see:
>  http://www.teragrid.org/userinfo/guide_data_storage_gpfswan.php
>  http://teragrid.ncsa.uiuc.edu/TechSummary/
As Greg Lindahl pointed out, it is a parallel filesystem.  Terragrid now
supports XFS.  Filesystems are no longer limited to 16 TB as it was
with ext2, but can grow to 8 Exabytes.

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