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Re: Hadoop vs Ceph and GlusterFS
Ceph and glusterfs are NOT centralized files systems.  Glusterfs can be
used with Hadoop map reduce, but it requires a special plug in, and hdfs 2
can be ha, so it's probably not worth switching.  Ymmv.
On Dec 31, 2013 4:01 PM, "Jiayu Ji" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> I am not very familiar with Ceph and GlusterFS, but I know they are
> centralized file systems. In this kinds of FS, compute nodes and the
> storage nodes are separated. If the size of your data increases, the
> network may eventually become the bottleneck.
>
> Hadoop is a framework includes storage (HDFS) and computation (MapReduce).
> It aims to bring the computation power to the storage node. In this case,
> it assigns tasks to where the data is stored due to its awareness of the
> data locality. Also, if the size of data increases, you can add more nodes
> to the cluster. By doing that, you achieve almost linear scalability.
>
>
> On Sat, Dec 28, 2013 at 1:26 PM, Kurt Moesky <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
>> Hi Charles,
>>
>> That is actually what we're doing, comparing the Hadoop file system to
>> Ceph and GlusterFS. Just looking for some input from the field as that what
>> you experts see as the strengths of HDFS over Ceph and GlusterFS.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Kurt
>>
>>
>> On Sat, Dec 28, 2013 at 11:42 AM, Charles Earl <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:
>>
>>> Would it not be better to compare HDFS as the others are distributed
>>> file systems?
>>> Charles
>>>
>>> On Dec 28, 2013, at 1:40 PM, Kurt Moesky <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>>
>>> > Hi guys,
>>> >
>>> > I am working on a write-up of Hadoop, Ceph and GlusterFS and was
>>> wondering if you could chime in with some benefits of Hadoop over the other
>>> two?
>>> >
>>> > I know Hadoop is widely used by the likes of Yahoo and Facebook.
>>> >
>>> > Are there benefits in scaling, management (I like the Ambari
>>> interface) etc?
>>> >
>>> > Thanks.
>>>
>>
>>
>
>
> --
> Jiayu (James) Ji,
>
> Cell: (312)823-7393
>
>
NEW: Monitor These Apps!
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