Software Development with Linux

GlusterFS

SUN, 01 AUG 2010

If you don't know about GlusterFS, read that article at linux-mag.com.  While it start by talking about FUSE, it's followed by a great detailed description of GlusterFS.

For a brief overview of what GlusterFS is, from wikipedia :
GlusterFS is a general purpose distributed file system for scalable storage. It aggregates various storage bricks over Infiniband RDMA or TCP/IP interconnect into one large parallel network file system. GlusterFS is based on a stackable user space design without compromising performance. From the ground zero days it has found a variety of applications ranging from Cloud Computing, Biomedical Sciences to Archival Storage.