[Beowulf] Suggestions to what DFS to use
Tony Brian Albers
tba at kb.dk
Tue Feb 14 04:43:38 PST 2017
On 2017-02-13 17:30, Justin Y. Shi wrote:
> Maybe you would consider Scality (http://www.scality.com/) for your
> growth concerns. If you need speed, DDN is faster in rapid data
> ingestion and for extreme HPC data needs.
> On Mon, Feb 13, 2017 at 4:32 AM, Tony Brian Albers <tba at kb.dk
> <mailto:tba at kb.dk>> wrote:
> On 2017-02-13 09:36, Benson Muite wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Do you have any performance requirements?
> > Benson
> > On 02/13/2017 09:55 AM, Tony Brian Albers wrote:
> >> Hi guys,
> >> So, we're running a small(as in a small number of nodes(10), not
> >> storage(170TB)) hadoop cluster here. Right now we're on IBM Spectrum
> >> Scale(GPFS) which works fine and has POSIX support. On top of GPFS we
> >> have a GPFS transparency connector so that HDFS uses GPFS.
> >> Now, if I'd like to replace GPFS with something else, what should I use?
> >> It needs to be a fault-tolerant DFS, with POSIX support(so that users
> >> can move data to and from it with standard tools).
> >> I've looked at MooseFS which seems to be able to do the trick, but are
> >> there any others that might do?
> >> TIA
> Well, we're not going to be doing a huge amount of I/O. So performance
> requirements are not high. But ingest needs to be really fast, we're
> talking tens of terabytes here.
> Best regards,
> Tony Albers
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Thanks, I'll take a look at these two. Probably has to be open source
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