Re: Best network filesystem for a bleeding edge, pure linux environment?
On Thu, 17 Mar 2011 14:28:07 -0500
"Boyd Stephen Smith Jr." <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 2011-03-17 14:08:29 Celejar wrote:
> >I want to set up a network filesystem to share files between several
> >linux systems (Debian & OpenWrt). Judging from what I see on the list
> >and elsewhere, NFS stills seems to be the standard, but I am aware that
> >newer options are available, e.g. Coda and OpenAFS. Since I don't need
> >any legacy or non-linux support, should I try one of those, or just
> >stick with NFS?
> Already using Kerberos everywhere? If not, don't bother with AFS. I'm not
> sure about Coda, but I think it is the same situation.
Would you mind elaborating a bit? Are you talking about security,
> NFS (v4 if you can) is still the "go-to" for accessing a file system across a
> network connection. (NBD, iSCSI, and ATAoE all operate underneath a file
> system, you might be able to use them with a cluster-aware file system for
> sharing, but double-mounting a normal file system is a no-no.)
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