[CentOS] Building a Back Blaze style POD
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Sun May 8 19:12:25 UTC 2011
> > http://blog.backblaze.com/2009/09/01/petabytes-on-a-budget-how
> > and
> > http://cleanenergy.harvard.edu/index.php?ira=Jabba&tipoConteni
> Distrubing, I was on the same pages a few hours ago.
The Internet is a small place!
BackBlaze actually send me the Harvard link when I inquired. They also told me they are coming out with an updated article based upon new specs, etc. They are not sure when it will be available.
> > 3. Would CentOS be a good choice? I have never used CentOS on
> > a device so massive. Just ordinary servers, so to speak. I
> > assume that it could handle so many drives, a large,
> > expanding file system.
> Multiple file systems of GFS?
I don't quite know if file systems like this are avail for CentOS? I dont see it when I install, at least IIRC.
I will ned to research GFS more.
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