Chunkfs summary on LWN

“Whatever happened to chunkfs?” Y’all can stop asking me now…

LWN article on chunkfs (the usual, pay-only for the first week, really teeny payment)

If $5/month is beyond your means, all the source data is here:

This article is by no means a research paper and I feel that keenly, but the ennui is so strong that this is the best I could do. I gave a chunkfs talk at a friend’s company yesterday and I could barely bring myself to finish the slides.

Oh, yes, please consider designing your storage system for fast check and repair (see papers above for ideas). Your system will get corrupted, you will have to fix it, and you will thank yourself for thinking about in advance. :)

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