These CDP products operate as a layered feature of the underlying storage infrastructure, and usually operate independent of the host's file system
and volume manager.
Here, a network existed between the host computer and the file system
(see Figure 2).
IBRIX Fusion removed I/O bottlenecks in our file systems
, allowing our rendering application to perform as much as 100% faster in a stable and highly scalable environment, plus, we were able to migrate data on-the-fly without shutting down production.
These file virtualization switches use industry standard CIFS and NFS protocols to virtualize existing heterogeneous file systems
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, and CFS are trademarks of Cluster File Systems
The iSCSI initiator driver responds to file system
SCSI commands that are targeted to the disk drives the initiator represents.
Active Filing for Business Records is a clearly written, helpful resource book that will aid in designing and maintaining an efficient, effective active file system
for any organization.
RapidScale appliances eliminate the performance bottlenecks inherent with legacy Network Attached Storage (NAS) products, delivering a single file system
solution that scales nearly linearly in both capacity and performance.
Unlike D2D systems, which rely upon native OS file systems
, virtual tape libraries write data to proprietary file systems
and present the data as physical tapes to the backup servers.
Moreover, it will become a focal point for universities, labs, and vendors to come together and use the flexibility and open source status of Lustre to create solutions to the their high performance file system
A global file system
provides access to the storage layer, but it does not control its behavior.
Peter Braam, President and CEO of Cluster File Systems
, "Lustre has become the file system
of choice for many Linux supercomputer users.
There are NAS solutions that support a single file system
while others aggregate multiple file systems
CFS), announced that it has contracted with the Department of Energy Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to provide Lustre[R] File System
support and development.
Phil Schwan, CEO of Cluster File Systems
(CFS) and developer of the Lustre Open Source Cluster File System
spoke with CTR about the state of his company and the adoption and positioning of the Lustre File System
--a high-performance cluster file system
developed for managing very large volumes, with very high bandwidths.