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Dec 02, 2004, 21:30 (5 Talkback[s])
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"In a previous article we looked at local file systems in Linux. In this article we'll examine the range of choices available for Linux network file systems. While the choices are many, we'll see that Linux still faces significant innovation challenges; yesterday's network paradigm isn't necessarily the best approach to the network of tomorrow.

"Our current model of the network file system is defined by the paradigm of the enterprise workstation. In this model, a large enterprise has a number of knowledge workers based at a single campus, all using individual work stations that are tied together on a single local area network (LAN)..."

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