[Gluster-devel] Is it possible to setup a RAID 6 using GlusterFS?
pa5ca1 at gmx.de
Thu Mar 29 15:00:02 UTC 2012
Am Thu, 29 Mar 2012 10:47:38 -0400
schrieb David Coulson <david at davidcoulson.net>:
thanks for your quick reply. I already considered a replica count of 3
(and six servers at all, correct?), but the problem would still be that
two hard drives from the same "replica group" were not allowed to fail
at the same time.
> 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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