dustin at puryear-it.com
Wed Jan 24 16:12:58 CST 2007
Did they mention anything about fail-over for NFS? :-)
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Wednesday, January 24, 2007, 2:08:50 PM, you wrote:
> willhill wrote:
>> I imagine they are making a framework rather than re-inventing all of those
>> tools. Why fork or remake iSCSI, samba, etc? The nice thing about having
>> lots of good little tools is that you can chain them together in new and
>> unexpected ways. Security is easier that way too. The only thing you have
>> to worry about is the framework doing something silly that thwarts the
>> policy of the components.
> What they are doing is offering a software packaging of everything that
> is NetApp's OnTap OS that they use on their NetApp filer boxes -- hence
> the name. You still need a piece of hardware with the disks and
> controllers, but this is essentially an open source competitor for the
> software inside NetApp's offering and those of similar vendors for their
> mid-tier storage boxes,
>> Nice tool, Dustin.
>> On Wednesday 24 January 2007 07:57, michael dolan wrote:
>>> ... I'd be worried about security... Also, so much for doing one thing and
>>> doing it well.
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