[CentOS] "upstream" Storage Server fully OSS?

Ted Miller tedlists at sbcglobal.net
Tue Nov 20 01:13:24 UTC 2012


On 11/19/2012 11:57 AM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
> Ted Miller wrote:
>> Is the "upstream" Storage Server fully open source, or are parts of it
>> closed source?
>>
>> Are the RPMs to build one already in the Centos repo?  If not, are there
>> any plans to offer them?
>>
>> I am looking for something free to use in Haiti, that will offer redundant
>> file storage and automatic failover to a second set of hardware in case of
>> a failure of the primary hardware.
>
> Should we assume that you're setting up h/a failover servers, with at
> least two nodes, and UPS, and a generator (and an adequate supply of fuel

Yes to everything.  I am working on the H/A failover servers, 2-3 nodes. 
The other stuff -- generator w/ large fuel supply, inverters with battery 
bank bigger than your bed, is already in place.  (Batteries can run the 
place for 4-8 hours before the inverters auto-start the generator.)

Ted Miller


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