[Horribly [OT]] OpenAFS / distributed filesystems - yay or nay?

Dirk Koopman djk at tobit.co.uk
Thu Oct 26 12:29:48 BST 2006

On Thu, 2006-10-26 at 11:54 +0100, john_oshea at wordbank.com wrote:
> Do any of you kind souls have any real-world experience of OpenAFS or
> other distributed filesystems? Are they worth the effort, or should we
> just buy a bunch of bandwidth and have done with it?

AFS is very mature and will do what you want. However, if you are
sending large files (as opposed to merely having large directories with
lots of small(er) files) then you will still need some reasonable


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