NFS Performance (was Re: [Beowulf] GPFS on Linux (x86))
csamuel at vpac.org
Fri Sep 15 07:05:53 PDT 2006
On Friday 15 September 2006 1:05 am, Brent Franks wrote:
> As stated, our FS infrasdtructure leaves much to be desired. The
> current setup involving NFS servers (Dell PE 2850 with local 1TB local
> storage 10K scsi disks) have not performed well. We are constantly IO
Wild guess - NFS servers are running RHEL and using ext3 ?
We used to have that problem with the 2 NFS servers for our 90 node cluster
till we dumped RHEL, switched to Fedora and XFS and all our horrible NFS
problems went away.
Now it just works - and they are supporting another large-ish cluster (46
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