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2009-08-18

Release 1.0 of XtreemFS

XtreemFS 1.0 is out. XtreemFS now supports read-only replication with failover, data center replica maps, parallel reads and writes, and a native Windows client, among other new features.

Download it at xtreemfs.org.


Watch our demo of replication and failover on youtube!

We demonstrate the XtreemFS replication and failover with an unmodified MPlayer. We play a regular movie file stored on two XtreemFS OSDs.

 

2009-08-12

XtreemOS at Libre Software Meeting (RMLL'09)

Rencontres Mondiales du Logiciel Libre 2009 in Nantes, France

In 2009, LSM took place between July 7th and July 11th in Nantes, France ! An event managed by the Linux-Nantes Association, with active support from Free, Libre and Open Source Software users’ associations from the whole country.

On July 8th 2009, Surbhi Chitre of INRIA, Rennes gave a talk at RMLL'09 Nantes on OpenVZ integration in XtreemOS. She explained the need of XtreemOS, its importance as a solution to make grids easy and also the features that XtreemOS offered along with why and how it was new.

She illustrated her design of OpenVZ integration in XtreemOS, the difficulties in doing so and why OpenVZ was chosen for integration in XtreemOS.

Surbhi's presentation slides are available here.

RMLL'09 website: http://2009.rmll.info/?lang=en

RMLL’09-logo

2009-08-11

XtreemOS at Linux Symposium

The Linux Symposium was held at Montreal, Canada, from July 13th to July 17th.

 

John Mehnert-Spahn (UDUS) gave a technical presentation of 45 minutes on his work "Incremental Checkpointing for Grids" on July 15th. John explained the motivation behind incremental checkpoint and its implementation in Linux SSI as well as its integration in XtreemOS. There was much interest in the implementation of incremental checkpoint. 

Linux Symposium 2009 - John

On 17th July Surbhi Chitre (INRIA) held a BOFs session for XtreemOS. She explained why XtreemOS is attractive and how it is a complete solution for grids. She also explained her work of integrating OpenVZ in XtreemOS, why it was chosen and the challenges in doing so. In her talk, she also gave a brief introduction to XtreemFS features. This was followed by a presentation by Louis Rilling of Kerlabs of Kerrighed Clusters which is supported by XtreemOS.

Linux Symposium 2009 - Surbhi