RFC: using ceph as a backend for an NFSv4.1 pNFS server

Chris BeHanna chris at behanna.org
Mon Apr 28 16:27:25 UTC 2014

On Apr 28, 2014, at 11:08 AM, Bram Vandoren <bram.vandoren at ster.kuleuven.be> wrote:

> The amount of people waiting for yet another method to access their cluster file system is probably limited.

	LANL, LLNL, Sandia, every major oil & gas exploration company, large weather simulation centers, financial modelers, and let us not forget movie and TV CGI studios.

	Yup, pretty limited.  :-)

	pNFS is pretty much *the* standard going forward for accessing large object-based (OSD) storage volumes.  At least it was when I made a living in that space.

Chris BeHanna
chris at behanna.org

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