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IBM System Storage DS5000 Series Implementation and Best Practices Guide by Alexander Watson, Hrvoje Stanilovic, Libor Miklas, Corne Lottering, Mario Ganem, Antonio Dell'Apa, Matus Butora, Sangam Racherla

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GPFS
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.
GPFS concepts
The IBM General Parallel File System (GPFS) is a powerful file system that provides the following capabilities:
Global namespace
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 ...

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