Parallel NFS (pNFS) Block/Volume Layout
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From: The IESG <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: IETF-Announce <email@example.com> Cc: Internet Architecture Board <firstname.lastname@example.org>, RFC Editor <email@example.com>, nfsv4 mailing list <firstname.lastname@example.org>, nfsv4 chair <email@example.com> Subject: Protocol Action: 'pNFS Block/Volume Layout' to Proposed Standard The IESG has approved the following document: - 'pNFS Block/Volume Layout ' <draft-ietf-nfsv4-pnfs-block-12.txt> as a Proposed Standard This document is the product of the Network File System Version 4 Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Lars Eggert and Magnus Westerlund. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-nfsv4-pnfs-block-12.txt
Technical Summary This document provides a specification of a block based layout type definition to be used with the NFSv4.1 protocol. As such, this is a companion specification to NFS version 4 Minor Version 1. Working Group Summary As part of the NFSv4.1 document review, this document benefited from formal review and portions of the specified protocol have also been prototyped. The NFSv4 working group has been supportive of this work and there have been no major constroversies during its development. Document Quality As mentioned, this document and the mainline NFSv4.1 specification have enjoyed general review along with detailed formal review within the working group. The specification has also been embodied in at least one prototype as a method of verifying the suitable of the document in leading to reasonable implementation. Therefore, the overall quality of this document is high. Personnel Spencer Shepler (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the Document Shepherd. Lars Eggert (email@example.com) reviewed this document for the IESG.