[TUHS] RFS was: Re: UNIX of choice these days?

Clem Cole clemc at ccc.com
Fri Sep 29 00:35:39 AEST 2017

On Thu, Sep 28, 2017 at 10:09 AM, Theodore Ts'o <tytso at mit.edu> wrote:

> One ops people had a sniff of AFS, they never wanted to go
> ​ ​
> back to NFS.
​Amen... and once you switched to a token manager or dlm under the covers
to do the locking, you never could understand why wouldn't do it properly.​

Although the brilliance of NFS was its easy of getting out there getting
people addicted to using a distributed FS.  That was what Sun nailed.

And just like communism had to add 'work incentives' -- NFS added state :-)

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