[GE users] File server overloading

Andre Gauthier gauthier at cs.umass.edu
Tue Jan 29 00:18:49 GMT 2008

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I suggest you take a look at lustre.  We had good luck with it.  It is 
faster than any shared filesystem that I tested and scales really well.

Gary Thomas wrote:
> Does anyone have experience with using Redhat's GFS with SGE.  We are 
> having problems where
> 15-20 execution hosts running jobs that reside on the same file server 
> are overloading the server.
> We have 3 file servers and are thinking about using GFS to combine 
> them into a file system so
> We can have all 60 of our execution hosts running off the same virtual 
> file system.  We're looing
> At expanding to over 100 execution hosts in the near future and need a 
> file server system that can
> Keep up.
> Any suggestions would be appreciated.
> GT
> Gary Thomas
> Senior Software Engineer
> (425) 869-4227 x716
> gthomas at forteds.com

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