[Gluster-devel] AFR between two bricks over 3000 miles

nathan at robotics.net nathan at robotics.net
Thu Mar 27 13:39:31 UTC 2008

On Thu, 27 Mar 2008, Krishna Srinivas wrote:

> Hi Nathan,
> We have committed code in afr for write() call, i.e afr returns as soon
> as it finds out that one of the writes have succeeded. But we can not
> do this for all calls, imagine for open() call there are chances that
> we can get write() call and open() has not yet been done on one of
> the subvols. We are planning for a new translator called "optimist"
> translator which handles these kind of complications when trying
> to do the calls in background.
> You could see if the change to write() call has improved performance
> in your case.
> We have not set a timeline for the new translator yet.

Thanks! So is the ability to have two sites that are over 500 miles apart 
planed to be supported? I will test out the new code and let you know.


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