On Mon, Apr 24, 2006 at 02:44:54PM +1000, Tim Starling wrote:
The structural problem with NFS is that a timeout is
required on every
request. There's no global state, so every attempted read incurs the same
timeout penalty. I believe this is not a problem with AFS:
Has anyone inspected what the potential gains and losses might be to
moving to something like AFS, GFS, Coda, etc?
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