[clug] Coda experience/demonstration?
thestar at fussycoder.id.au
Mon Sep 19 02:19:27 GMT 2005
I would love a meeting about Coda, particularly as to how it stands
compared to NFS.
I know that Coda is quite developmental.
Perhaps this could be followed by a review of AFS at a later date? (I
know neither, unfortunately)
On 19/09/2005, at 11:55 AM, APF Technical Support wrote:
> Does anyone have experience with Coda? Would you be prepared to
> demonstrate setting up Coda on two machines running a 2.6 kernel, at a
> CLUG meeting? I can supply machines, and help with preparing the
> demonstration. My main goal is to understand how Coda fits together,
> and to develop some idea of how reliable it is under load, especially
> when the intervening network is slow/congested/unreliable.
> So a possible programme would be:
> 1) Walk through setup of a Coda filesystem between two (or three)
> 2) Demonstrate use of Coda in an ideal environment: one set of clients
> accessing Samba on one host, one set of clients accessing Samba on the
> other host, with the two Coda hosts on the same 100Mbps Ethernet,
> 3) Modify above demonstration by introducing errors (reduced speed,
> dropped frames, dropped carrier) on the Ethernet network, and
> 4) Write up our observations about the reliability of Coda given the
> environment we (were|will be) testing in.
> Ideally, I'd like to have this demonstration ready for the November or
> January CLUG meeting, to fill about 1 hour.
> Would anyone be interested in seeing such a demonstration?
> Alex Satrapa
> IT Support
> Australian Phenomics Facility
> Building 117, Garran Road
> Australian National University
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