In this Appendix, we look at the basic concepts behind the GPFS file system and show how the DS5000 Storage Server can be configured in this environment.
The IBM General Parallel File System (GPFS) is a powerful file system that provides the following capabilities:
•Shared file system access among GPFS clusters
•Simultaneous file access from multiple nodes
•High recoverability and data availability due to replication
•Ability to make certain changes while a file system is mounted
•Simplified administration that ...