[Horribly [OT]] OpenAFS / distributed filesystems - yay or nay?
john_oshea at wordbank.com
Thu Oct 26 15:09:01 BST 2006
Dave Hodgkinson wrote:
> On 26 Oct 2006, at 12:29, Dirk Koopman wrote:
>> 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
> What he said.
> Although you might be able to cobble something together with rsync
> that does the same thing with added -z goodness.
Thanks both - much appreciated.
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