[TriLUG] Request for a new file system
lopaki at gmail.com
Thu Dec 9 16:29:12 EST 2010
Thanks - That is interesting to know if we ever really need it.
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On Thu, Dec 9, 2010 at 4:17 PM, Sean Korb <spkorb at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 9, 2010 at 3:13 PM, Scott Lambdin <lopaki at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Someone write me a new file system driver, please. It is for an
> > application's archive storage. The file system must be fast when an
> > application writes a file, so the file will at first not be compressed.
> > But after some time, the system will compress the file during down
> > But, the files will look the same to the dumb application, whether
> > compressed or not.
> I know that a filesystem is really great for a solution... especially if
> it's open source and widely available. Maybe we can make a filesystem
> But I get to play with someone else's money, and there are providers in
> space at the appliance level for Linux. I use Ocarina products, and for
> 170TB, they offline compress and deduplicate based on file type with
> compression algorithms based on policy. They seamlessly offer the file
> as if it was the real deal, and optomize for decompression so in the
> unlikely event you actualy want the file, it is presented in full. With
> mixed unstructured data and 5 weeks of snapshots I'm getting better than
> compression... though I bet I'm 30% duplicated in my environment anyway.
> I'm only doing this on the mirror, but I understand that some major content
> providers are using this on the front end.
> Kudos where deserved, I suppose. I'm not a sales droid, but I play one on
> Sean Korb spkorb at spkorb.org http://www.spkorb.org
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