[Gluster-devel] Object Quota feature proposal for GlusterFS-3.7

Vijay Bellur vbellur at redhat.com
Tue Feb 24 07:11:07 UTC 2015

On 02/24/2015 10:54 AM, Prashanth Pai wrote:
> Hi Luis,
> Currently, even with storage policies, there is no mechanism to update the container DBs with details of files created/modified/deleted over filesystem interface.
> Hence a GET on a container would list objects that may or may not exist on disk. Also the metadata of container (bytes and object count) could be outdated.
> We need a mechanism to detect change in GlusterFS (have explored changelog and inotify, both not feasible) and then lazily update Swift DBs so that the container listing and metadata would eventually look right.

What were the problems encountered while trying to use changelog?


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