[Gluster-devel] AFR

Brent A Nelson brent at phys.ufl.edu
Mon Feb 26 01:32:14 UTC 2007

On Sun, 18 Feb 2007, Anand Babu Periasamy wrote:

> ,----[ Brent A Nelson writes: ]
> | I see that the AFR automatic replication module is now listed as
> | complete and scheduled for the February 20th 1.4 release.  While we
> | are eagerly awaiting it, is there any documentation somewhere about
> | how it operates?
> | | It sounds like this will provide an easily installed and configured,
> | truly redundant (no single points of failure) high-performance
> | distributed filesystem, without having to resort to extra layers
> | (such as drbd).  In otherwords, filesystem nirvana. ;-)
> `----
> Yes AFR is complete, but we want to add "selective AFR support"
> before the release. (for example *.db 4 copies, *.html 2 copies and
> so on). Documentation for AFR will be available before release.
> We have delayed the release to 28th. But included striping translator
> support additionally.

It's amazing how quickly you guys work; I don't think striping was even on 
the roadmap!

I'm looking forward to Wednesday's release; I hope to have two test 
servers ready to go as soon as 1.3 is ready for download.



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