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

Anand Babu Periasamy abperiasamy at gmail.com
Wed Jan 23 18:42:40 UTC 2013

On Wed, Jan 23, 2013 at 10:33 AM, Joe Julian <joe at julianfamily.org> wrote:

> 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.
Yes. Main reason to introduce coordinated snapshotting via gluster is for
backups. I would remove the snapshot after backup completes.

Anand Babu Periasamy
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