[PVFS2-users] I/O level
rross at mcs.anl.gov
Wed Apr 20 11:57:35 EDT 2005
PVFS2 provides user access, as you guessed, at the file level. This is
actually identical to the approach used in file systems like Lustre,
which thinks of the data stored on servers as "objects" but only
provides a UNIX file interface to the data.
Thomas Blum wrote:
> I read the pvfs2-guide to find out at what I/O level(block,file,object?)
> PVFS2 does provide access to data. Am I right that it uses file level to
> access data? If somebody could explain or give a link to a description on
> that I would really appreciate.
> Thanks Thomas
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