Date: Tuesday, March 19th, 2013
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: UVU Business Resource Center
Presenter: Aaron Toponce
GlusterFS is a scale-out clustered filesystem for storage high availability. It's open source, dual-licensed under the GPL v2 or the LGPL v3. It uses either Ethernet or Infiniband for the interconnect between the storage nodes, which means it's supports TCP/IP, RDMA and SDP.
GlusterFS is setup using servers and clients, where clients use the FUSE driver to communicate with the servers. Servers communicate with each other, and are setup via exporting "bricks" to the cluster. It uses eventual consistency, versus strong consistency, for data integrity.