Chapter 25: The CacheFS File System

Chapter 25: The CacheFS File System

In this chapter, you will

  • Understand the role of caches

  • Configure a CacheFS file system

Caching is an important strategy in distributed computing, which aims to effectively speed up client access to servers. In NFS terms, caching can significantly reduce latencies across wide area networks, improving the performance of distributed file systems. This chapter examines how to install and configure caching file systems.

Part I: Solaris 9 Operating Environment, Exam I