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Scaling GlusterFS at Facebook

Gluster
2016-01-26

Richard Wareing gave a phenomenal talk at Southern California Linux Expo on Saturday, January 23 about scaling GlusterFS at Facebook.

In his own words:
GlusterFS is an open-source (mostly) POSIX compliant distributed filesystem originally written by Gluster Inc and now maintained by RedHat Inc. Here at Facebook it had humble beginings: a single rack of machines, serving only a single use-case. Over the next 4 years it grew to thousands of machines, hosting 10s of petabytes of data. This presentation is a story of how this transformation occurred and the things we did to make it happen.

This talk was recorded, and we’d love to share it with you all.


Scaling GlusterFS at Facebook

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