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internetnews.com: Red Hat Whips Up Storage File System

Jun 26, 2004, 03:30 (11 Talkback[s])
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"Red Hat lifted the wraps on its storage file system based on Linux and made its source code available under the General Public License (GPL), Red Hat spokeswoman Leigh Day said.

"Called Red Hat Global File System (GFS), the cluster file system and volume manager combo are essentially the same product that the company picked up in the December when it purchased Sistina Software.

"But under Red Hat's roof, GFS offers new features and allows Red Hat Enterprise Linux servers to shuttle files to one shared system on the SAN in order to avoid redundant copies..."

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