Active File Management
This chapter provides common use cases for IBM Spectrum Scale Active File Management (AFM) including connecting clusters together, migrating data from existing NFS storage, and creating a global namespace across multiple Spectrum Scale clusters.
AFM was introduced in GPFS 3.5 originally as a method of remotely caching data. Since then, it has proven useful for many different types of asynchronous data movement.
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