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IBM SONAS Best Practices by Shradha Nayak Thakare, Michael Taylor, John Tarella, John Sing, Joe Roa, Ravikumar Ramaswamy, Gabor Penzes, Bill Marshall, Mary Lovelace, David Denny, Balazs Benyovszky, Megan Gilge

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Storage configuration
This chapter describes the preferred practice configuration and considerations for IBM Scale Out Network Attached Storage (SONAS) storage subsystems in general and covers the best configurations for different common workloads.
It is important to consider that at the heart of SONAS is the IBM General Parallel File System (IBM GPFS) engine that drives the basic value of the SONAS solution with its world-leading file system speed, reliability, and expandability (scale).
To take full advantage of the features of GPFS in SONAS, ...

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