[Gluster-devel] Snapshot backend (was Re: EAGAIN/EBUSY handling in glusterfs)

Joe Julian joe at julianfamily.org
Wed Jan 23 18:33:49 UTC 2013

On 01/23/2013 01:34 AM, Shishir Gowda wrote:
> One of the possible scenarios is someone taking a lvm snap of the backend.
As an aside, lvm snapshots are good for one-off temporary saves, but are 
completely useless as an interval snapshot. Each one takes up a ton of 
ram and increase boot-up times very significantly. I would recommend 
focusing on btrfs for any snapshotting backend.

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