[CentOS] NFS vs SMb vs iSCSI for remote backup mounts
John R Pierce
pierce at hogranch.com
Thu Jan 28 23:00:15 UTC 2010
Rudi Ahlers wrote:
> let's keep the question simple. WHICH filesystem would be best for
> this type of operation? SMB, NFS, or iSCSI?
ISCSI is not a file system, its purely a block device. works best over
fast low latency dedicated links.
I think NFS would be better for unix to unix than SMB. SMB/CIFS is
better for MS Windows, but neither works very well over high latency
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