[Gluster-devel] [Gluster-users] Proposal for GlusterD-2.0
mike at luminatewireless.com
Thu Sep 11 16:34:52 UTC 2014
I'm so glad to read this. I was thinking the same thing.
On Sep 11, 2014, at 7:22 AM, Jeff Darcy <jdarcy at redhat.com> wrote:
>> For distributed store, I would think of MongoDB which provides
>> distributed/replicated/highly available/master read-write/slave read-only
>> database. Lets get what community think about SaltStack and/or MongoDB.
> I definitely do not think MongoDB is the right tool for this job. I'm
> not one of those people who just bash MongoDB out of fashion, either. I
> frequently defend them against such attacks, and I used MongoDB for some
> work on CloudForms a while ago. However, a full MongoDB setup carries a
> pretty high operational complexity, to support high scale and rich
> features . . . which we don't need. This part of our system doesn't
> need sharding. It doesn't need complex ad-hoc query capability. If we
> don't need those features, we *certainly* don't need the complexity that
> comes with them. We need something with the very highest levels of
> reliability and consistency, with as little complexity as possible to go
> with that. Even its strongest advocates would probably agree that
> MongoDB doesn't fit those requirements very well.
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