[OpenAFS] What filesystem?

Horst Birthelmer horst@riback.net
Fri, 3 Mar 2006 23:35:17 +0100

On Mar 3, 2006, at 11:30 PM, Volker Lendecke wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 03, 2006 at 11:22:55PM +0100, Horst Birthelmer wrote:
>>> Anybody can see that some of very smart people made and use AFS,
>>> but how can an overworked person like me convince my also
>>> overworked boss that we should spend the money and time necessary
>>> to learn, deploy, train, and support AFS enterprize-wide?
>> This is something for you to decide...
>> It will definitely cost you some money and time.
> If you have one or two servers, AFS probably is not worth
> the hassle. But AFS really pays off when you run out of
> fingers to count your servers. I see the initial cost in
> particular when you're new to AFS as relatively high, but in
> the long run with a lot of servers around the world, you
> will start to love it.
> Volker
> Samba Team ;-)
Now that's nice ...

I just wanted to add, that if you reach that size Volker was talking  
about, you also ran out of options.
AFS is the only file system being able to help you in that case.