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From Andrew Wells <awe...@clearedgeit.com>
Subject Re: QFS
Date Tue, 19 Nov 2013 02:01:47 GMT
And yet another that might be good to check out would be glusterfs, but I
was not a fan of their hadoop interface last I checked it. If I have time
I'll check it out.
On Nov 18, 2013 8:30 PM, "Donald Miner" <dminer@clearedgeit.com> wrote:

> Another option to add to the list would be EMC's Isilon, though that is a
> storage hardware appliance. It's a scale-out NAS that has a number of
> protocols on top, HDFS being one of the many. It doesn't actually run
> anything that looks like HDFS architecturally, but fakes the NameNode and
> DataNode RPC calls so it looks like real HDFS to a client.
> http://www.emc.com/big-data/scale-out-storage-hadoop.htm
>
> I used it a few times while I was working for EMC and it was fantastic,
> but I never had the chance to try out Accumulo (or HBase). I imagine it
> might be good and bad in different ways. I saw some "interesting"
> performance profiles for MapReduce where it performed better in some cases
> and worse in others and I would expect the same for BigTable access
> patterns. I think in Accumulo you might see things like compactions speed
> up significantly (if they don't happen all at once), as single file
> throughput of a beefy isilon is significantly better than a single drive,
> and also behind the scenes Isilon doesn't do 3x replication (it does as
> raid-5-like striping across nodes).
>
> -Don
>
>
> On Mon, Nov 18, 2013 at 8:19 PM, <phil@insufficient-light.com> wrote:
>
>> MapR works.
>>
>> I have a three node cluster with MapR running on my laptop and larger ones
>> at work.
>>
>> Phil
>>
>> > I tried Accumulo on QFS today.  It can be a drop-in replacement for
>> HDFS.
>> >
>> > http://quantcast.github.io/qfs/
>> >
>> >
>> > I sent a note to the QFS dev team on my results.
>> >
>> > https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/qfs-devel/VT9ROYrn1tg
>> >
>> >
>> > QFS was very easy to start and play with.  Hopefully someone will answer
>> > my
>> > questions and we can have another file system option (MapR should
>> already
>> > work).
>> >
>> > -Eric
>> >
>>
>>
>>
>
>

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