IBM Spectrum Scale immutability introduction, configuration guidance, and use cases
IBM® Spectrum Scale is a scalable parallel file system that can be used for many purposes. IBM Spectrum™ Scale allows configuring immutable partitions in a file system that are called immutable filesets. IBM Spectrum Scale™ immutable filesets were assessed for compliance in accordance to US regulations (SEC17a-4f) and German and Swiss tax laws and regulations.
From a user perspective, a fileset is a directory within an IBM Spectrum Scale file system. Immutable filesets allow managing immutable and append-only files, similar to the SnapLock method that was invented by NetApp, Inc.
Immutable filesets can also be exported by way of network file systems (NFS) and ...