[Gluster-devel] glusterfs file replication question

Krishna Srinivas krishna at zresearch.com
Sun Feb 17 17:14:09 UTC 2008

Hi Roland,
You are right. The entire file is copied.

On Feb 17, 2008 5:12 PM,  <devzero at web.de> wrote:
> hello !
> first off, i think glusterfs is great. i have waited/searched very long for something like this!
> thanks for making it !
> i`m new to glusterfs and have a question:
> if i use afr to have redundant copies of files to be stored on 2 or more nodes - when one node goes down and comes back online - what does  this mean regarding transferred amount of data for "resync" ?
> say i had 10 files open at the time of the crash of a node, and each of those files is sized 1gb - will the "resync" then transfer 10gb of data over the network, i.e. doing a complete copy from the working node to the previously failed one ?
> regards
> roland
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