The HPSSFS-FUSE interface provides users with a standard POSIX@ file system
view of HPSS files, it allows users to access files as though operating on a local Linux file system.
Some common commands should work with HPSSFS-FUSE:
The HPSSFS-FUSE interface does not change the nature of the underlying HPSS hierarchical storage management software.
When using hpssfs-fuse, although it appears like a normal linux file system, it is an archive.
Objects within it are potentially and likely on tape, and there can be longer wait times to retrieve files.
It shouldn't be used as temp or swap space, and users should be maindful of recursive I/O operations such as grepping multiple files at once.