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From Kevin Krouse <kevin.kro...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: jclouds and JDK7 NIO.2 FileSystemProvider
Date Tue, 13 Aug 2013 17:05:00 GMT
I haven't tried the JDK6-based FileSystemProvider.  I didn't know it
was available, actually.  Is there documentation?

Sure, I can take a look to see what implementing a JDK7 FileProvider
would entail if others are also interested.

Kevin


On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 5:09 PM, Andrew Gaul <gaul@apache.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 05:01:47PM -0700, Kevin Krouse wrote:
>> I'm just getting familiar with the jclouds library and am quite
>> pleased so far.  Thanks for creating the library.
>>
>> Is there a JDK7 NIO.2 FileSystemProvider adapter over the jcloud blob
>> store API?  I'm not very familiar with the issues around blob storage
>> so I'm not sure it even makes sense to provide an implementation of
>> the FileSystemProvider.
>>
>> FWIW, I've only found one FileSystemProvider API over S3 so far:
>> https://github.com/martint/s3fs
>
> What do you find lacking in the JDK6-based FileSystemProvider?  I have
> noticed that it scales poorly with large directories which NIO.2 would
> help address.  jclouds does not offer support for this today, in part
> because we maintain compatibility with JDK6.  However, we could host a
> JDK7-enhanced provider in labs if the community found this useful.
> Would you like to take up this task?
>
> --
> Andrew Gaul
> http://gaul.org/

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