Storage cluster with FreeBSD
freebsd at meijome.net
Thu Oct 25 17:42:14 PDT 2007
I have this pet project, playing with the Lustre Cluster FS. Is there anything similar to this that would run with FreeBSD as the host? ( Clients supported would HAVE to be linux,freebsd, Win32, OSX, ideally over standard protocols with no need for special driver).
I seem to remember that ggate, in the GEOM stack, allows for storage over different nodes, but reading about ggate i am not sure it provides what I'm after :
- storage over a number of nodes (few or large number).
- abstract view of the storage from the client's point of view ( 1 TB storage, doesnt matter how this is setup).
- dynamic sizing : add servers, storage grows.
- resilience to node loss.
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