Migrate from OpenAFS

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Overview

For organizations that have deployed /afs, the AuriStor File System provides significant improvements in performance, scalability, and security. Migration can be easily accomplished with no data loss, no flag days and at a reasonable cost. Learn more...



Performance

AuriStor File System servers are designed to utilize the full capabilities of the server hardware. Best practice is to deploy fewer physical servers with more processor cores, more network bandwidth and fewer larger partitions. Learn more...


Comparison

The AuriStor File System inherits the best features and capabilities of the /afs model and addresses its biggest weaknesses and limitations. Upgrading from AFS to AuriStor can be done incrementally. AuriStor clients and servers integrate two file system protocols: AuriStor and AFS. The AFS protocol stack is backward compatible with IBM AFS 3.6 and all OpenAFS releases. Learn more...



Deployments

The AuriStor File System was designed to permit in-place migrations without a flag day. However, there are restrictions and limitations depending on the mix of OpenAFS and AuriStor clients and servers within the cell. Learn more...


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