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Creating An NFS-Like Standalone Storage Server With GlusterFS On Ubuntu 10.04
Creating An NFS-Like Standalone Storage Server With GlusterFS On
This tutorial shows how to set up a standalone storage server on
Ubuntu 10.04. Instead of NFS, I will use GlusterFS here. The
client system will be able to access the storage as if it was a local
GlusterFS is a clustered file-system capable of scaling to several
peta-bytes. It aggregates various storage bricks over Infiniband RDMA or
TCP/IP interconnect into one large parallel network file system.
Storage bricks can be made of any commodity hardware such as x86_64
servers with SATA-II RAID and Infiniband HBA.