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[Discuss] NAS: distributed file systems

F. O. Ozbek wrote:
> You can use moosefs to essentially do what Isilon does at a fraction 
> of the price.

Thanks for the reminder of MooseFS.

I've ran across it before. There are a bunch like it. They tend to be
either very complicated to set up, or immature and incomplete. One
really needs some first-hand reviews.

I know Rich Braun has written here many times on GlusterFS (

Whether one can get one of these to run on appliance hardware with their
hacked up Linux firmware is another matter.


Tom Metro
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