[OpenAFS] the future
Mon, 1 Oct 2012 11:00:20 -0700
On Mon, Oct 1, 2012 at 5:52 AM, Chas Williams (CONTRACTOR)
> we are running lustre alongside afs right now. lustre is generally
> much much faster than afs. the downside is that the security model
> is essentially nfsv3. anyone with root on a lustre client is essentially
> any other user on the filesystem and can read/write your files.
My recollection was that if you are willing/able to run bleeding
edge that there was gssapi support in Lustre. I have no idea
how production ready that support is.
Regardless, Lustre is no AFS (and vice versa). Different
strengths and different weaknesses.