[linux-elitists] Cluster filesystems

Jeff Waugh jdub@perkypants.org
Fri Jan 2 12:51:24 PST 2004

<quote who="Ben Woodard">

> 3) The lustre developers at CFS want absolutely nothing to do with doing
> support. They want to get paid to code and don't want to do support at
> all. They have been trying to convince Red Hat to productize and support
> CFS and just give them some money to continue developing it.

D'oh. ;-)

> One more thing I can say about lustre. Since this is public money that we
> are spending here. We constantly are reevaluating the various cluster file
> systems and every single time we do this we find that nothing meets our
> needs other than lustre. PVFS is one that we just evaluated and it didn't
> do very well on our tests. I can probably dig up the report.  However, all
> of this info is based upon our needs. Your needs might be different.

Getting these kinds of reports out is really important - would it be a "this
is public" digging up? :-)

- Jeff

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