XFS is a high-performance journaling file system created by Silicon Graphics, Inc. It was the default file system in IRIX releases 5.3 and onwards and later ported to the Linux kernel . XFS is particularly proficient at parallel IO due to its allocation group based design. XFS
The Hadoop Distributed File System has been great in providing a cloud-type file system. HDFS and Erasure Codes (HDFS-RAID)
HDFS Synthetic Load Generator Guide
HDFS slower than expected reading from localnode Attaching v1 of a design document for this feature.