[Lustre-devel] SNS and existing Lustre striping.
Peter.Braam at Sun.COM
Thu Dec 20 12:52:28 PST 2007
I was hoping for 1. to keep things simple.
- Peter -
Alexander Zarochentsev wrote:
> Coming SNS feature somehow duplicates and extents existing Lustre
> striping functionality. How will they (SNS and striping) coexist
> in the future versions of Lustre?
> I see 3 possible variants:
> 1. SNS replaces striping everywhere.
> 2. one file can be SNS striped object or lustre striping object.
> 3. one file can be SNS on top of Lustre-striping or Lustre-striping on
> SNS and, probably, one part of file can be SNS and another part is
> Does #3 makes any sense?
> I would prefer to assume that correct answer is (2) -- there are SNS
> files and Lustre-striped files, because Lustre-striped files probably
> have less overhead.
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