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authorVikas Gorur <>2009-04-24 00:57:42 -0700
committerAnand V. Avati <>2009-04-24 14:24:43 +0530
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Revised README
Signed-off-by: Anand V. Avati <>
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-GlusterFS is a powerful network/cluster filesystem. Posix compliant. You
-can keep scaling your storage beyond peta bytes as your demand increases.
+GlusterFS is a flexible, powerful, POSIX-compliant cluster filesystem
+that can scale to several petabytes.
-GlusterFS natively supports Infiniband verbs calls to do RDMA between remote
-machine to get the maximum I/O throughput.
+GlusterFS works over either TCP/IP or high-performance Infiniband RDMA
-It has on the fly replication and striping as inbuilt options.
+GlusterFS provides striping and on-the-fly synchronous replication
+of files. GlusterFS has a fully distributed design, with no
+single point of failure.
Please visit for more info.