Fedora 18 includes the newest vsftpd release, version 3.0. You will notice these changes:
- a new highly restrictive seccomp filter sandbox.
- a fix for passive mode connections under high loads.
- a few timeout fixes, particularly if you're using SSL.
- make listen mode the default.
NFSometer is a performance measurement framework for running workloads and reporting results across NFS protocol versions, NFS options and Linux NFS client implementations. More detailed information can be found at http://wiki.linux-nfs.org/wiki/index.php/NFSometer
Fedora 18 provides a number of libraries enabling users to programmatically manage their storage, namely libstoragemgmt and targetd. Documentation is included in the packaged manpages and READMEs.