[TriLUG] Request for a new file system
jdorff at phy.duke.edu
Sat Dec 11 08:16:26 EST 2010
On 12/09/2010 03:13 PM, Scott Lambdin 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 cycles.
> But, the files will look the same to the dumb application, whether
> compressed or not.
A bit more complex than you were looking for perhaps, but you could
probably accomplish this with dCache (http://www.dcache.org/). Used in
the Physics community to store peta-bytes of data. Of course it is open
source as well.
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