Cluster Filesystem

Rudi Kramer - MWEB rkramer at
Thu Aug 7 11:10:58 UTC 2008

> Norberto Meijome
> On Thu, 7 Aug 2008 09:44:55 +0200 (CEST)
> Konrad Heuer <kheuer2 at> wrote:
> > I really like UFS, and maybe ZFS is wonderful, too; but a cluster
> > filesystem has many charms in a large production environment: load
> > distribution, redundancy in case of failures, ...
> man ggated  - there have been a few threads on this over the last
couple of
> months, check the archives (-questions@ , -stable@, probably)
> You can also check user space systems... gluster , which uses FUSE,
comes to
> mind right now.
> /me wonders... Does hadoop work on FBSD?

Don't forget about the HAMMER file system which Matthew Dillon over at
DragonFly BSD is busy working on.  It's not 100% finished but hopefully
soon and it should be ported to FreeBSD. It  looks to be pretty good
(Exabytes of space?!!!?)

More info:

Interview with Matthew:

We have setup hadoop on FreeBSD, bit of mission cause of java and I'm
not sure about performance but it can be done :)


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