MogileFS vs other distributed filesystems
jerker at Update.UU.SE
Sat Nov 10 22:06:06 UTC 2007
On Sat, 10 Nov 2007, Jordan Mendler wrote:
> Perhaps someone could provide some insight and talk
> about the major differences between some of these different options.
I have tried to characterise some of the distributed ones here:
> * Oracle OCFS2
Shared disk file system. (Need direct block level access to shared
storage, over SAN or SCSI etc.)
> * Lustre
Parallel and distributed, but not in itself fault tolerant.
> * MogileFS
Distributed, fault tolerant, flat namespace, database for
metadata, not POSIX, application level, HTTP for transport. (Please
> * GlusterFS
Parallel distributed fault tolerant file system.
> * Hadoop
I don't know much about it, but the Hadoop Distributed File System is
supposed to be a GoogleFS clone in development.
> * Cleversafe
I don't know anyting about it.
> * Parallel Virtual File System (seems to lack redundancy if I am not
Parallel distributed file system. Not fault tolerant in itself.
> Thanks so much,
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