July 19, 2003

Cluster filesystems for Linux?

Francesco M. Taurino writes: Do you know good cluster filesystems for Linux?
Is available for Linux a filesystem with cache coherency across all the nodes in a cluster, efficient locking mechanism or with a distributed lock manager, with good scalability features and SAN (fibre channel) compatible?

We are going to build a mail farm and a big cluster (92 machines) for a research institute,
with fibre channel based storage system, but don't know which filesystem to use:


  • Linux
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