[Gluster-users] Stripe+replicate

Amar Tumballi amar at gluster.com
Fri Aug 19 03:47:23 UTC 2011

> is this ( http://gluster.org/pipermail/**gluster-users/2011-July/**
> 008223.html<http://gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2011-July/008223.html>) true regarding 3.3.0 beta or should check out GIT?

This feature is not in 3.3.0beta. You have to checkout the GIT head (master

> Also while it is possible to manually create in client volfile will some
> more complex setups like striped+replicated+distributed setups ( like for
> example stripe on 6 (or more) nodes each stripe having 3 replicas and
> distributed on 12 servers) be supported or better stay away from something
> like that?
Try not to come up with manual configuration, as it would be hard to support
that in long run. In 3.3.0 release, it should be possible to have
distribute-stripe-replica too. But for your setup, it will be requiring lot
of bricks (as per your description, you would need 12 x 6 x 3 = 216 bricks).

> What's the suggested way to store large ~500 Gb files in reliable way so it
> doesn't bring the cluster down if a replica fails and has to be resynced.
> Stripe + replica would do the job.

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