[FoRK] Amazon S3 storage service

Luis Villa < luis.villa at gmail.com > on > Tue Mar 14 11:11:11 PST 2006

On 3/14/06, Elias Sinderson <elias at soe.ucsc.edu> wrote:
> Luis Villa wrote:
>
> >If people can't save to it directly they'll forget about it very
> >quickly. It really needs to be transparent in every operation the OS
> >does
> >
> +1, in spite of the well-known caveats of network file systems and
> distributed applications. I've long thought DAVfs addressed this area
> very well...

Does DAVfs do some sort of caching or something to minimize
lag/disconnection issues? It seems to me that in many ways what you
actually want is less a remote FS and more a remotely cached/sync'd FS
that you can then use from multiple systems transparently.

Luis

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