GlusterFS is an open source, distributed file system capable
of scaling to several petabytes and handling thousands of clients.
GlusterFS clusters together storage
building blocks over Infiniband RDMA or TCP/IP interconnect,
aggregating disk and memory resources and managing data in a single
global namespace. GlusterFS is based on a stackable user space design
and can deliver exceptional performance for diverse workloads.
GlusterFS is developed by Red Hat, Inc.
- Layered approach to the file system
- Scalability and Performance
- High Availability
- Global Namespace
- Elastic Hash Algorithm
- Elastic Volume Manager
- Gluster Console Manager
- File snapshots
- On-write compression/decompression
- Quota scalability
- Disk encryption
- Brick failure detection
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