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From Roman Shaposhnik <ro...@shaposhnik.org>
Subject Re: Making Ignite In-Memory File System mountable
Date Tue, 05 May 2015 23:45:47 GMT
Another alternative for exporting a filesystem is to do it
via java-base NFS server thread. There are a few I
used in the past and there's also the one in HDFS which
may be possible to leverage.


On Tue, May 5, 2015 at 12:36 PM, Konstantin Boudnik <cos@apache.org> wrote:
> Hadoop is using Fuse to expose HDFS into native Linux environment. It works, I
> guess, although I don't know how widely it is used. The whole thing is about
> 4KLOC + 7KLOC of libhdfs (all in C). While not overly terrible, it is a
> significant undertaking indeed.
> Having FUSE connector to IGFS is an interesting proposition. I wonder if the
> usecases discussed in the thread were covered by simply having a secondary
> filesystem configured? Say, being able to sit on top of CEPH would solve all
> these needs as CEPH is a kernel-level filesystem. As such, one can work with
> it the same way as with any other linux FS. Thoughts?
> Cos
> On Mon, May 04, 2015 at 06:58PM, Dmitriy Setrakyan wrote:
>> I have noticed a Jira filed to make IGFS mountable:
>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/IGNITE-854
>> The integration proposed is via Fuse framework which would allow us mount
>> IGFS just like a regular Linux file system.
>> This seems like a pretty big undertaking. Even though it sounds pretty cool
>> in theory, it would be interesting to find out form the community if
>> everyone else finds it useful and maybe suggest some potential use cases
>> for it.
>> Also, seems like Fuse framework is not being actively developed. Last
>> release came out in July, 2013. How safe is it to use this framework?
>> D.

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