On Apr 25, 2012, at 12:04 PM, Paul Archer wrote:

> 11:26am, Richard Elling wrote:
>> On Apr 25, 2012, at 10:59 AM, Paul Archer wrote:
>>      The point of a clustered filesystem was to be able to spread our data 
>> out among all nodes and still have access
>>      from any node without having to run NFS. Size of the data set (once you 
>> get past the point where you can replicate
>>      it on each node) is irrelevant.
>> Interesting, something more complex than NFS to avoid the complexities of 
>> NFS? ;-)
> We have data coming in on multiple nodes (with local storage) that is needed 
> on other multiple nodes. The only way to do that with NFS would be with a 
> matrix of cross mounts that would be truly scary.

Ignoring lame NFS clients, how is that architecture different than what you 
would have 
with any other distributed file system? If all nodes share data to all other 
nodes, then...?
 -- richard

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