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Shared HFS file systems

Postby jaggz » Thu Oct 04, 2012 3:23 pm

Dear All,

Could someone enligten me about the advantage of having a shared HFS file systems across the system(Sysplex). Right Now I am looking at : ... 001693.htm. Are there anyother source which clearly describes about Advantage, Deploying methdology...etc.

Any advise or Suggestions are highly appreciated.

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Re: Shared HFS file systems

Postby enrico-sorichetti » Thu Oct 04, 2012 3:38 pm

sharing is not an advantage usually, it is a NEED
sharing has , as everything, pro's and con's
it' s up to You to evaluate the balance

and it does not apply just to HFS, but to every <data collection>

for example ...
disk space savings
no need to synchronize copies of the <same> data
higher access time,
overhead for data integrity
additional hardware
bit more complex to manage
ReadOnly vs ReadWrite
When I tell somebody to RTFM or STFW I usually have the page open in another tab/window of my browser,
so that I am sure that the information requested can be reached with a very small effort
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