Advanced Data Sharing - Survey of Networked File Systems and File Servers

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Monday, April 16, 2007
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With all of the new advances in file systems and file server technology how do you know which ones are the best for you? This presentation will provide a framework for evaluating file systems approaches and a look at how each approach is evolving.

Topics discussed will include: survey of local, SAN, clustered, NAS, global, and wide area file systems, how application characteristics should affect your choice of file systems, as well as performance, scalability, ease of use, data management, deployment and maintenance and cost considerations.