XtreemFS Utilizes CBFS Connect to Easily Integrate Novel Filesystems into Windows.


XtreemFS is a distributed filesystem with advanced features like replication, snapshots and X.509 certificate based authentication with transport layer encryption. It is suitable for federated infrastructures that can be spread over multiple datacenters and usable for a wide range of applications like storing home directories, VM images or even in a HPC or Hadoop cluster. XtreemFS is open source and available under the BSD license.

Users can access XtreemFS with clients for Windows, Linux, macOS or Hadoop.

The Challenge

To build their Windows client, the XtreemFS developers needed a reliable, seamless filesystem solution that would save them time.

The Solution

XtreemFS developers used CBFS Connect to develop their Windows client. The XtreemFS team found CBFS Connect to be a robust solution to integrate novel filesystems into Windows with moderate effort.