[Gluster-devel] Deduplicating fs for Linux?

Justin Clift jclift at redhat.com
Mon Apr 8 22:45:36 UTC 2013

On 08/04/2013, at 11:44 PM, Jeff Darcy wrote:
> 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.

Cool.  I'll add lessfs to my personal "should try that out soon" list. :)

+ Justin

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