NFS – The Old Becomes New!

The Virtual World
The old protocol of NFS (Network File Services) is becoming more frequently used in virtualization circles. For instance, we are switching to it where I work. Old NFS is the new darling in virtualization InfoWorld - "Some technologies work so well that they've become immortal -- not, perhaps, because they are perfect, but instead because newer technologies have not improved on their advantages enough to unseat them, even if they may make inroads. One example of this would be NIS. Though there are a host of newer network authentication mechanisms available, NIS is still ubiquitous. Another would be IPv4. Even though IPv6 is far more extensible and modern, most of us are still working with IPv4 and will be for a long time to come. Then there's NFS, which is…
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