[Gluster-devel] [Gluster-users] Feedback and future plans for glusterfsiostat

Justin Clift justin at gluster.org
Thu Sep 4 04:25:38 UTC 2014

On 04/09/2014, at 4:26 AM, Krishnan Parthasarathi wrote:
>> This is is very cool.  As a thought, since I don't know the code
>> at all, is could it do stuff for parts of a volume?
>> For example in the server.py GUI a person could give a directory
>> path inside a volume, and it would show the IO operations stats
>> for just that path?
> Are you looking for operations performed on a path provided or the
> directory subtree under that path too?

Oh, good distinction.  I was thinking of everything under the
directory subtree of the given path.

> io-stats maintains statistics of a few operations performed on file
> along with the fd/inode. For directories, I don't see much statistics collected.
> One big gap in io-stats is that there is no interface to peek at a small subset
> of the entire statistics collected.

Sounds like a good idea to fix somehow. :)

> I am wondering if we could use the help of meta xlator to provide
> these interfaces.

Avati's would probably be the person to ask. :)

+ Justin

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