[Gluster-devel] Server-side Quiesce feature
vshastry at redhat.com
Thu Feb 6 13:57:04 UTC 2014
The name of the feature changed to 'Barrier' in order to avoid the
confusion between the 'Quiesce' translator.
A much detailed version of the document is updated here
All comments/suggestions/critics on both document and the feature is
On Friday 31 January 2014 04:57 PM, Varun Shastry wrote:
> Hi all,
> Volume snapshot feature snapshots a volume by snapshotting individual
> bricks, that are available, using the lvm-snapshot technology. As part
> of using lvm-snapshot, the design requires bricks to be free from
> modifications. Snapshot feature needs a mechanism in GlusterFS, where
> file operations such as write, mkdir, mkdnod, unlink, truncate etc,
> that modify the underlying file system, are 'quiesced' until the
> snapshot of the brick is taken.
> This mechanism should have the following properties:
> . Allow file operations that do not modify the underlying file system.
> . Should keep the 'quiescing' transparent to the applications.
> This is where the server-side quiescing of file operations comes into
> picture. So the feature page for Server side Quiesce is created in
> the gluster.org. Please review the document & design of the feature
> and provide your comments/suggestions/critics.
> Varun Shastry
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