NFS Ganesha - Weather report

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Thursday, May 23, 2019
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NFS-Ganesha is a user-mode file server for NFS (v3, 4.0, 4.1, 4.1 pNFS, 4.2) and for 9P from the Plan9 operating system. It can support all these protocols concurrently. The project was started around 2009 and it got well matured over past few years and includes participation including CEA, IBM, Red Hat. There are a lot protocol specific features added including LABELED NFS, Delegations to nfs-ganesha layer. The is workload specific changes made to nganesha layer which includes async op and non blocking io's. There are other projects like storhaug which integrates the nfs-ganesha to ctdb and so on.
 
The session will touch up briefly on all the new improvements happening in nfs-ganesha and how it can be consumed in different scenarios.
 
Learning Outcomes
a. NFS Protocols 4 and higher
 
b. NFS-Ganesha Project
 
c. Highly available NAS solution for NFS-ganesha
 

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