[Gluster-devel] Does anyone know this academic?

Justin Clift jclift at redhat.com
Wed Apr 17 11:23:16 UTC 2013

On 17/04/2013, at 9:05 AM, Jiang Long wrote:
> In this page(http://community.gluster.org/q/do-glusterfs-have-something-like-network-raid-like-in-hadoopdfs/)
> “There's already an academic group working on an erasure-coding translator, which would actually be a leap beyond the erasure coding implemented for HDFS[1] ”Mr Darcy says. 
> anyone knows the academic group,would you please give me some clues?

Managed to grab Jeff and ask him for you.  The details are:


On 17/04/2013, at 1:17 PM, Jeff Darcy wrote:
> Actually it turns out it's not an academic group.  The company is called
> Datalab, they're in Spain, the translator is called "disperse" and
> there's a presentation about it here.
> http://www.gluster.org/community/documentation/images/b/bb/Disperse_Xlator_Ramon_Datalab.pdf
> They've even posted code, but I haven't had a chance to test it yet.
> https://github.com/datalab-bcn/glusterfs-ida


Hopefully that's helpful. :)

Regards and best wishes,

Justin Clift

Open Source and Standards @ Red Hat


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