"This tutorial shows how to set up a standalone storage
server on CentOS 5.4. 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
"I do not issue any guarantee that this will work for you!
"1 Preliminary Note
"In this tutorial I use two systems, a server and a client:
server1.example.com: IP address 192.168.0.100 (server)
client1.example.com: IP address 192.168.0.101 (client) Both systems
should be able to resolve the other system's hostname. If this
cannot be done through DNS, you should edit the /etc/hosts file so
that it contains the following two lines on both systems:"
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