[tahoe-dev] How Tahoe-LAFS fails to scale up and how to fix it (Re: Starvation amidst plenty)

Zooko O'Whielacronx zooko at zooko.com
Sat Sep 25 15:25:29 UTC 2010

correcting one arithmetic error:

On Fri, Sep 24, 2010 at 1:36 AM, Zooko O'Whielacronx <zooko at zooko.com> wrote:
> The largest Tahoe-LAFS grid that has ever existed as far as I know was
> the allmydata.com grid. It had about 200 storage servers, where each
> one was a userspace process which had exclusive access to one spinning
> disk. Each disk was 1.0 TB except a few were 1.5 TB, so the total raw
> capacity of the grid was a little more than 200 TB. It used K=3, M=10
> erasure coding so the cooked capacity was around 70 GB.

That should say the cooked capacity was around 70 TB.



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