"This tutorial shows how to set up a standalone storage
server on Ubuntu 9.10. Instead of NFS, I will use GlusterFS here.
The client system will be able to access the storage as if it was a
local filesystem. GlusterFS is a clustered file-system capable of
scaling to several peta-bytes. It aggregates various storage bricks
over Infiniband RDMA or TCP/IP interconnect into one large parallel
network file system. Storage bricks can be made of any commodity
hardware such as x86_64 servers with SATA-II RAID and Infiniband