Updated: 10/04/2017 by Computer Hope

GFS may refer to any of the following:

gfs definition1. Short for Global File System, GFS was first developed at the University of Minnesota and now maintained by Red Hat. GFS is a File system that spans across a cluster and allows multiple computers to act as a unified machine.

Documentation for Global File System and Global File System 2 can be found at the following links.

2. Short for Google File System, GFS is the file system used by Google for its own use.

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