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Which network file systems can deal with huge amount of subdirectories?

I need a network file system that can be accessed from multiple machines as the same time and that it will still be able to keep like 100.000 subdirectories of a single directory. In case someone is ...
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Distributed filesystem for storing temporary files

We have a cluster of web servers that currently stores temporary files (that have been uploaded by users) on a central shared filesystem. The limitation being that anytime the server containing the ...
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How do I perform an I/O network performance benchmark [closed]

For testing read in an attached devices I use hdparm, now I installed glusterfs and I need to perform a network filesystem benchmark. What tools you will use in this case ?
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Storing Solr indexes on a NFS mount

Are there are any performance considerations / drawbacks of storing Solr index files on a NFS mount?
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Common filesystem for servers behind a rackspace load balancer

Our PHP application consists of a single web server that will receive files from clients and perform a CPU-intensive analysis on them. Right now, analysis of a single user upload can take 3sec to ...
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Is it possible to import file system owned by a single user and export as multiple virtual volumes, owned by multiple users?

Is it possible to import a file system owned by a single user, (e.g. mounted via NFS) and export it again as multiple virtual volumes, owned by multiple users, where each volume is a folder on the ...
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Secure Network Filesystems for Linux: What are people doing?

NFSv3 is widespread, but the default security model is... quaint. CIFS can use Kerberos authentication, but without POSIX semantics it's a non-starter. AFS never did encrypt traffic on the wire and ...
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Reference network file in command line with SSH protocol

I'm trying to reference a file in the command line, but I keep getting the 'No such file or directory' error. The system uses SSH for the protocol. Examples (that cause error): grep regex ...
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What can I do to replace FTP?

I'd like to replace FTP access with systems that are more secure. Sending passwords in plain text with no encryption is unacceptable and with single-sign-on growing, becoming less acceptable daily. ...