[Beowulf] Doing i/o at a small cluster

Christopher Samuel samuel at unimelb.edu.au
Mon Aug 20 22:05:50 PDT 2012


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On 21/08/12 14:45, Joe Landman wrote:

> On 08/20/2012 11:41 PM, Christopher Samuel wrote:
> 
>>> Sequoia.  Packaged for Ubuntu via a PPA too.
> 
> Whoa ...  really?

https://launchpad.net/~zfs-native  :-)

> We've stayed far away from it due to the incompatible licensing ...
> you can't legally ship binaries.  Is Ubuntu shipping a build
> environment rather than binaries?

The ZFS on Linux team (not Canonical/Ubuntu) uses DKMS to build the
kernel modules, and separately package up the utilities.

I've used it for a bit and it was fine (though memory hungry of course).

cheers,
Chris
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