>>>- is there any way how to have physicaly more (Linux) machines which would
>>>act like one big XFS (probably all driven by one "master" machine which
>>>would handle I/O requests)?
>>There are some other filesystem block layers that can do this but I don't
>>know if any of them actually work with XFS. I see some trivial test reports
>>but I can't remember if any of them was succesful or not.
>You could use network block devices on several physikal machines and
>build one big RAID0/1/5 volume with it on the master server. Then put
>XFS or LVM/XFS on top of it. I tried this once and it worked quite well
>and fast. If been told you can get better performance than with NFS.
Please - can you send me some more information about network block
devices? I absolutely doesn't know what it is and how to use it ;)
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