[Gluster-devel] Deduplicating fs for Linux?

Jeff Darcy jdarcy at redhat.com
Mon Apr 8 22:44:07 UTC 2013

On 04/08/2013 06:21 PM, Justin Clift wrote:
> Curiosity thought, has anyone tried out Gluster with bricks that are
> using a deduplicating filesystem?
> There seem to be a few around in various states of development, but
> I'm not familiar with any of them. :(
> If someone's tried some of them out, it'd be interesting to know
> their good/bad points, if you'd recommend them to others, and so
> on. :)

I briefly tried using lessfs once.  It was a pleasantly trouble-free
experience, and the performance impact was surprisingly low, but it was
just a very quick experiment.

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