[Gluster-users] Rebalancing storage brick usage

Anand Babu Periasamy ab at gnu.org.in
Sat Aug 16 17:27:13 UTC 2008

Rebalancing (we call it defrag as of now) will be introduced in 1.5. Till then
you will have to manually move the files across nodes.
Anand Babu Periasamy
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Will Rouesnel wrote:
> Does gluster have any built in functionality to rebalance the disk usage 
> across a set of storage bricks? My current arrangement currently has 8 
> bricks, with 7 stuck at 100% capacity and 1 having the only free space 
> left in the system.
> This is undesireable from a performance standpoint obviously. My setup 
> is just a simple unify of the underlying bricks - can gluster be set to 
> move the data around to keep the % usage about the same, or 
> alternatively, has anyone solved this problem with a 3rd party program 
> which they'd vouch as being good at it?
> - Will
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