[Gluster-devel] Confused on AFR, where does it happen client or server

matthew zeier mrz at mozilla.com
Tue Jan 8 04:41:07 UTC 2008

Anand Avati wrote:
> Brandon,
>  who does the copy is decided where the AFR translator is loaded. if you
> have AFR loaded on the client side, then the client does the two writes. you
> can also have AFR loaded on the server side, and handle server do the
> replication. Translators can be loaded anywhere (client or server, anywhere
> in the graph). You need to think more on the lines on how you can 'program
> glusterfs' rather than how to 'configure glusterfs'.

Performance-wise, which is better?  Or does it make sense one way vs. 
the other based on number of clients?

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