[GE users] Experiences with pvfs2

Bruno Mattarollo bruno.mattarollo at rsp.com.au
Thu Oct 26 13:42:09 BST 2006


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You might want to have a look at Lustre [ http://clusterfs.com/ ],  
it's open source and was designed for IO intensive scenarios.

/B

On 26/10/2006, at 10:39 PM, Craig Tierney wrote:

> You do not want PVFS2 for this.  PVFS2 was designed for large,  
> sequential IO.  Its meta-data performance is very poor.  One
> client compiling on a node is going to very slow, and overwhelm
> the servers and any other processes (even if they are doing
> large,sequential IO).
>
> There are options out there, but they are not free.  Products
> like Ibrix, Panasas, Terascale, and Isilon are distributed  
> filesystems.

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