[Gluster-devel] Gluster Sharding and Geo-replication

Vijay Bellur vbellur at redhat.com
Wed Sep 2 14:54:57 UTC 2015

On Wednesday 02 September 2015 08:09 PM, Shyam wrote:
> On 09/02/2015 03:12 AM, Aravinda wrote:
>> Geo-replication and Sharding Team today discussed about the approach
>> to make Sharding aware Geo-replication. Details are as below
>> Participants: Aravinda, Kotresh, Krutika, Rahul Hinduja, Vijay Bellur
>> - Both Master and Slave Volumes should be Sharded Volumes with same
>>    configurations.
> If I am not mistaken, geo-rep supports replicating to a non-gluster
> local FS at the slave end. Is this correct? If so, would this limitation
> not make that problematic?

With recent Gluster releases (>= 3.5), remote replication to a local 
filesystem is no longer possible with geo-replication. Since 
geo-replication's syncing relies on gfids rather than paths (for better 
consistency), we lost the previous behavior.


More information about the Gluster-devel mailing list