[Gluster-devel] [Gluster-users] Update: Support for GLUSTERFS storage domain in VDSM & oVirt available now !
Deepak C Shetty
deepakcs at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Tue Mar 26 05:29:24 UTC 2013
Ability to create GLUSTERFS_DOMAIN from oVirt web UI is now upstream.
This provides the capability to create a new DC, cluster of type
GLUSTERFS, ability to add new host to the GLUSTERFS DC/Cluster and
create a new storage domain of type GLUSTERFS and run VMs off it.
The VMs created using GLUSTERFS_DOMAIN exploits the QEMU-GlusterFS
native integration (QEMU's gluster block backend)
With this the complete oVirt virt-stack is now enabled for GLUSTERFS!
For more details, visit the feature wiki page @
On 01/28/2013 12:32 PM, Deepak C Shetty wrote:
> Hi All,
> Just a quick update.
> Support for GLUSTERFS_DOMAIN is now available in VDSM upstream. This
> helps VDSM exploit Gluster natively by using the QEMU's gluster block
> For those who are interested, the entire patchseries can be viewed @
> As the commit msg says...
> /This patch introduces a new storage domain of type//
> //GLUSTERFS_DOMAIN, which uses gluster as the storage backend./
> /In GLUSTERFS_DOMAIN, vdsm creates the storage domain by mounting//
> //the gluster volume (akin to nfs mounting export path). VMs//
> //created using this domain exploit the QEMU's gluster block//
> //backend. Instead of accessing the vmdisk as a file path, it//
> //accesses the vmdisk as a network disk device, served by gluster//
> With this the virt. stack comprising of qemu, libvirt, vdsm is now
> enabled to exploit GlusterFS natively.
> The next step is to have support for Gluster Storage domain in oVirt
> web UI, which is a WIP, which once done will complete the entire virt.
> stack enablement for Gluster.
> More details about this can be seen @
> oVirt feature page for Gluster storage domain support can be viewed @
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