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I heard of some distributed file systems like Gluster and Moose. Are there any better ideas out there that I am not aware of?

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You didn't mention this as a possibility, but how about a CDN like Amazon CloudFront, Akamai, Limelight Networks, or Rackspace Cloud Files?

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I think I would not choose this service-like options. I need to build it on my own – Mickey Shine Mar 30 '10 at 7:22

I use SQUID as a front-end proxy with caching rules setup for static content, so as that it's stored in RAM for common requests. Unless you have a particular goal in mind as part of the backend architecture, I cannot see the need for a distributed file system.

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