[Bioclusters] NFS performance with multiple clients.

jason.calvert at pharma.novartis.com jason.calvert at pharma.novartis.com
Wed Nov 24 14:56:33 EST 2004

You should look at Panasas, It is an appliance approach to a high 
performance filesystem which is similar to luster.  I think Garth, 
(founder of panasas and co-author of the RAID papers) was involved with 


Lucas Carey <lcarey at odd.bio.sunysb.edu>
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11/24/2004 01:51 PM
Please respond to "Clustering,  compute farming & distributed computing in 
life science informatics"

        To:     "Clustering,  compute farming & distributed computing in life science 
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        cc:     (bcc: Jason Calvert/PH/Novartis)
        Subject:        Re: [Bioclusters] NFS performance with multiple clients.

If its not too much work, I'd like to bug you for these Joe. Additionally, 
does anyone have any experience with Luster or any other parallel 
filesystems? Is it possible to run GPFS on non-IBM systems -- are they 
selling it?


On Wednesday, November 24, 2004 at 09:50 -0500, Joe Landman wrote:
> Third, there are a number of kernel tunables that can improve the disk 
> IO performance.  If you bug me, I can find a link for you.
> You can also look at alternative architecture disks, or server mods.  If 

> you contact me offline, I can give you some ideas.
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