[OpenAFS] Deploying OpenAFS on VMs

Benjamin Kaduk kaduk@MIT.EDU
Fri, 17 Jun 2011 20:47:24 -0400 (EDT)

On Fri, 17 Jun 2011, omalleys@msu.edu wrote:

> Quoting Jaap Winius <jwinius@umrk.nl>:
>> Quoting Coy Hile <coy.hile@coyhile.com>:
>>> I have a question about deployment of OpenAFS on VMWare.  Assume for
>>> the sake of argument that one has a requirement to deploy OpenAFS on
>>> VMs -- to include deploying his fileservers as VMs.  Has anyone
>>> actually done that sort of deployment?

I believe that all of athena.mit.edu is running on VMWare machines, with 
fileservers backed by a SAN.
Since that migration, we have maybe seen an increase of AFS "hangs", but 
it is hard to detangle the VM nature of the servers from the different 
network topology.

-Ben Kaduk