November 12, 2008

Scale your file system with Parallel NFS

Author: JT Smith

The Network File System (NFS) is inadequate for the demanding input- and output-intensive applications commonly found in high-performance computingââ¬âor, at least it was. The newest revision of the NFS standard includes Parallel NFS (pNFS), a parallelized implementation of file sharing that multiplies transfer rates by orders of magnitude.

Link: ibm.com/developerworks

Category:

  • Networking
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