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November 09, 2012

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Jeff

One problem I have with this, Chuck, is that it presupposes failed capability in prior efforts. Widespread adoption is not a measure of all project success. Many large organizations have used Transarc AFS, then IBM AFS, and now OpenAFS for 15 years now. The problem isn't that a solution eludes the world.

Related: YourFileSystem (YFS)

Andy

Jeff, can AFS be used to migrate (and/or present) data between (from) existing CIFS shares? Or is it something which needs to be set up from scratch (I suspect the latter).

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Chuck Hollis


  • Chuck Hollis
    Chief Strategist, VMware Storage and Availability Business Unit
    @chuckhollis

    Chuck works for VMware, and is deeply embroiled in all things software-defined storage these days.

    Previously, he was with EMC for 18 years, most of them great.

    He enjoys speaking to customer and industry audiences about a variety of technology topics, and -- of course -- enjoys blogging.

    Chuck lives in Holliston, MA with his wife, three kids and four dogs when he's not traveling. In his spare time, Chuck is working on his second career as an aging rock musician.

    Warning: do not buy him a drink when there is a piano nearby.
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