[Beowulf] Red Hat buys Inktank, maker of Ceph
andrew.holway at gmail.com
Wed Apr 30 09:58:37 PDT 2014
Sorry, I think I was trying to be ironic :) I was saying that its
impossible to determine that Gluster has less traction than Lustre.
Whilst Lustre has a much bigger google score (1,480,000 results)
compared to Gluster (147,000 results) quantifying the popularity and
success of opensource software is a very difficult thing. Maybe
Gluster has less web hits because there are very few people
complaining about it. Maybe Lustre has 1,480,000 pages of excellent
On 30 April 2014 17:52, Prentice Bisbal <prentice.bisbal at rutgers.edu> wrote:
> On 04/30/2014 12:15 PM, Andrew Holway wrote:
>> On 30 April 2014 15:05, Prentice Bisbal <prentice.bisbal at rutgers.edu>
>>> On 04/30/2014 08:34 AM, Chris Samuel wrote:
>>>> So Red Hat now has Glusterfs and Ceph. Interesting..
>>> Gluster never seemed to gain the traction of Lustre or GPFS, though.
>> In the grand scheme of things, away from our little world of HPC;
>> Gluster *may* have a much much bigger install base and a more active
>> developer base than Lustre or GPFS. Googling "lustre+linux (About
>> 1,480,000 results)" vs "gluster+linux (About 147,000 results)"
>> suggests otherwise :)
>> Comparing Lustre or GPFS with Gluster is not a helpful exercise I
>> think. Apples with oranges.....
> Do you have your numbers wrong in the above post? 1,480,000 >> 147,000 hits.
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