[Beowulf] GPFS on Linux (x86)

Karen Shaeffer shaeffer at neuralscape.com
Wed Sep 13 20:49:24 PDT 2006

On Wed, Sep 13, 2006 at 11:01:33PM -0400, Mark Hahn wrote:
> HP's version of Lustre (SFS) is also capacity-licensed
> (and I agree, it's a customer-hostile policy.)
> >I really don't seem many people discussing the good and bad things
> >about the current crop of distributed/shared filesystems.  Do
> >they sign a contract saying they can disclose any information about
> >their operation?
> well, if you spend significant money on a commercial product,
> and are using/depending on it, it's not attractive to embarass
> the vendor in public.
> >Ibrix
> >Isilon
> >Terrascale
> >Netapp
> >(Did I forget some).
> Lustre/SFS and Redhat GFS, certainly.


Might help put things in perspective a bit and adds a few
more to the list. Published about a year ago -- still fresh
in the context of filesystems.

 Karen Shaeffer
 Neuralscape, Palo Alto, Ca. 94306
 shaeffer at neuralscape.com  http://www.neuralscape.com

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