[Gluster-devel] Is it possible to setup a RAID 6 using GlusterFS?
david at davidcoulson.net
Thu Mar 29 15:02:38 UTC 2012
Not following. If you have a replica count of 3, you can lose two boxes
in that group and still have access to all your data. It's more like a
3-way RAID-1 than anything like RAID-6.
On 3/29/12 11:00 AM, Pascal wrote:
> Am Thu, 29 Mar 2012 10:47:38 -0400
> schrieb David Coulson<david at davidcoulson.net>:
> Hello David,
> 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
>>> 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!
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