[GE users] SGE (need universal filesystem)

Ron Chen ron_chen_123 at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 21 14:30:58 BST 2004


BTW, you can use SGE without having a shared
filesystem  (having a shared filesystem just makes
things a lot easier).

See the "Reducing and Eliminating NFS Usage" HOWTO:
http://gridengine.sunsource.net/project/gridengine/howto/nfsreduce.html

 -Ron


--- Rory_Savage.consultant at peoplesoft.com wrote:
> Ah so it's a filer - like a NetAPP - wasn't sure.  I
> am very familiar with
> NFS.
> 
> thanks,
> 
> --
> Rory Savage
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> On Wed, 2004-07-21 at 13:51,
> Rory_Savage.consultant at peoplesoft.com
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> > What is NAS compared to NFS?
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> NAS = Network Attached Storage
> My understanding is a box which sits on the network.
> It contains storage, and allows other users on the
> network to
> use that via the Unix-y NFS, or via Windows CIFS
> shares.
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> NFS = Network File System. A standard originated by
> Sun which allows
> clients on an IP LAN to use storage on a server.
> 
> So NFS is one of the ways you can access remote (ie.
> not directly
> attached to your host) storage.
> A NAS server may offer NFS shares.
> 
> For an introductory level on NAS, try Oreilly's
> Using SAN and NAS
> http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/sansnas/index.html
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