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

Brandon Lamb brandonlamb at gmail.com
Tue Jan 8 04:44:53 UTC 2008

On Jan 7, 2008 8:41 PM, matthew zeier <mrz at mozilla.com> wrote:
> 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?

Im working on trying to figure out how to do this right now, stumbling
my way through a server config. Using NFS my 2 servers sit at under
0.40 load most of the time, I would rather add extra load to them than
my client machines.

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