Last Updated on September 18, 2023
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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