I've been messing around with "glusterfs" and it's pretty cool.
I build 3 machine running RHEL7.2 each with an extra 250GB disk.
I then setup a filesystem that stripes across all three machines.
So it looks like a single 750GB filesystem. Over gigE I'm seeing okay
Cool stuff. Next on my list of filesystems to play with it Lustre.
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