[Gluster-devel] Is it possible to setup a RAID 6 using GlusterFS?

David Coulson david at davidcoulson.net
Thu Mar 29 14:47:38 UTC 2012

Try doing a distributed-replica with a replica count of 3. Not really 
'RAID-6' comparable, but you can have two nodes fail without outage.


On 3/29/12 10:39 AM, Pascal wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I would like to know if it is possible to setup a GlusterFS
> installation which is comparable to a RAID 6? I did some research in
> the community and several mailing lists and all I could find were the
> similar request from 2009
> (http://gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2009-May/002208.html,
> http://www.gluster.org/community/documentation/index.ph/Talk:GlusterFS_Roadmap_Suggestions).
> I would just like to have a scenario where two GlusterFS nodes/servers,
> respectively their hard drives, could fail at the same time.
> Thanks in advance!
> Pascal
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