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From Steve Loughran <ste...@apache.org>
Subject Re: kfs and hdfs
Date Mon, 10 Oct 2011 10:21:31 GMT
On 09/10/11 08:57, Ted Dunning wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 9, 2011 at 12:33 AM, gschen<gongsuochen@yahoo.com.cn>  wrote:
>
>>
>> what is the differences between hdfs and kfs(kosmos file system)?
>>
>>
> The biggest difference is that kfs is not very active (but not quite dead!)
> and hdfs has a pretty active development community.
>
> If you are looking for a file system that has all the virtues of kfs (fast
> implementation, fancier file semantics like update) as well as better
> performance than hdfs and some whacking cool things like snapshots and
> mirrors, check out MapR.  (I bet nobody knew I would say that)
>

I am going to start advocating FAT32. I think it is undervalued, cross 
platform and now even supports both upper and lower case text in 
filenames, filenames that can now be more than 8 chars long.

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