I have a couple of CentOS GFS-clusters (GFS as in Global File System) using a shared disk in a Fibre Channel SAN. They are mature now, and the time has come to start planning for their replacement. ...
I have a distributed application that consists in a main CMS server where "human" users can upload videos, pictures (media content, basically) and a bunch of "players" that play those videos or ...
Why is the Sun NFS (Network File System) the choice of filesystem for many distributed filesystems out there?
Apparently some of my peers were talking about it today, and I was wondering what was so special about this file system that makes it the choice behind a lot of distributed file systems, as opposed to ...
I just experienced data loss, so I am interested in some form of data duplication. I was thinking of mdadm and companions to raid 1 through software. However, I just want a given, not too big ...
I want to connect to my home server from work using NFS. I tried sshfs but some people say it's not as reliable as NFS. I know sshfs traffic is encrypted. But what about NFS? Can someone sniff my ...
Is there a way to mount a directory residing on my VB guest (linux) on my host (linux)? I know I can do it the other way around with the shared folders feature on Virtualbox, but is there a way to do ...
I'm a high school student trying to build a linux cluster for a project (I have a bunch of decent computers slated for re-image this summer, so the tech department basically says as long as I don't ...
What are you using instead of DCE Distributed File System? How does it compare? Or are you still using it? Note that DCE/DFS is not Microsoft Distributed File System