Parallel NFS (pNFS) Flexible File Layout
draft-ietf-nfsv4-flex-files-06

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Abstract

The Parallel Network File System (pNFS) allows a separation between the metadata (onto a metadata server) and data (onto a storage device) for a file. The Flexible File Layout Type is defined in this document as an extension to pNFS to allow the use of storage devices in a fashion such that they require only a quite limited degree of interaction with the metadata server, using already existing protocols. Client side mirroring is also added to provide replication of files.

Authors

Benny Halevy (bhalevy@gmail.com)
Thomas Haynes (thomas.haynes@primarydata.com)

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