Something to Ponder? What Sort of Powerful Offering Could a Filesystem in Userspace Be?

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Imagine, just for a moment, the possibilities. Ponder, with me, the richness of features a Filesystem in User Space could offer when said user-space code has the powerful backing of a real database.

Just imagine.

Yes, this is a  Teaser Post™

9 Responses to “Something to Ponder? What Sort of Powerful Offering Could a Filesystem in Userspace Be?”

  1. 1 Noons May 8, 2009 at 1:36 am

    and I thought with the “private, on-premise cloud”, I’d seen everything…


  2. 7 gengmao May 8, 2009 at 8:58 am

    maybe “user space filesystem” is good for content management? did some research.

  3. 8 sq May 9, 2009 at 12:52 am

    hmm… i would love a fuse filesystem with an oracle backend… especially if it can do ingegrated text indexes on the data…

  4. 9 Shehjar May 10, 2009 at 12:15 pm

    GlusterFS is one. See

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