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Tuesday, October 4 • 12:15 - 13:05
Deploying pNFS over Distributed File Storage - Jiffin Tony Thottan & Niels de Vos, Red Hat

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pNFS is the clustered solution provided by standard NFS protocol which allow NFS clients to access directly and parallelly the Storage device. This is achieved by the separation of metadata from the datapath. Therefore pNFS solution provides better bandwidth utilization, loading balancing across storage devices and significant performance improvement for I/O's. Now consider applying the pNFS over a Distributed Storage instead of native NFS. Here instead of talking to single server, pNFS client can interact directly with all the Storage Servers , i.e I/O distribution become much more effective and also avoids performance bottleneck with in a single server. In this session, Jiffin Tony Thottan is planning to give an overview about pNFS, deploying simple pNFS solution on a Distribute File Storage by taking example of glusterfs + NFS-ganesha and challenges involved in while doing so.

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Jiffin Tony Thottan

Senior Software Engineer, Red Hat
Jiffin Tony Thottan completed the graduation in 2014 and started the career as an intern in Red Hat. Currently working as Senior Software Engineer in Red Hat Storage Team and actively contributing to communities such as Gluster, NFS-Ganesha and Rook. His expertise includes Storage... Read More →
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Niels de Vos

Senior Software Engineer, Red Hat
Niels is a core-developer and maintainer for Gluster. He is employed by Red Hat and works together with other teams who provide professional support for Red Hat Gluster Storage. The main areas where Niels is active include network protocols, low-level/Operating Systems improvements... Read More →


Tuesday October 4, 2016 12:15 - 13:05
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