[Gluster-devel] GlusterFS 3.0pre1 (Whats in 3.0)

Nathan Stratton nathan at robotics.net
Mon Nov 2 22:49:51 UTC 2009

On Mon, 2 Nov 2009, Anand Babu Periasamy wrote:

> Key highlights of 3.0 are
> * Background self-healing: Applications won't be blocked any more during 
> healing operation.
> * Checksum based healing: Rsync like healing mechanism to heal only the 
> inconsistent blocks within a file.
> * Healing on the fly: Files can be healed even when the files are open and 
> application is performing active I/O.
> * Generation numbers: Self-healing can now reliably handle tricky corner 
> cases (such as "rm -rf" bug).

Great list! I assume direct-io will be supported for virtualization as 
well? The above and disable-direct-io are the last things keeping us from 
launching Gluster on our Xen cluster.


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