[Gluster-users] simple AFR setup, one server crashes, entire cluster becomes unusable ?

Harald Stürzebecher haralds at cs.tu-berlin.de
Mon Dec 8 17:29:53 UTC 2008


2008/12/8 Daniel Maher <dma+gluster at witbe.net>:
> Stas Oskin wrote:
>> Based on my limited knowledge of GlusterFS, the most reliable and
>> recommended way (in wiki) is client-side AFR, where the clients aware of
>> the servers status, and replicate the files accordingly.
> I've reviewed the AFR-related sections of the documentation on the wiki...
> http://www.gluster.org/docs/index.php/GlusterFS_Translators_v1.3#Automatic_File_Replication_Translator_.28AFR.29
> http://www.gluster.org/docs/index.php/Understanding_AFR_Translator
> Nowhere in those sections is it stated, either directly or implicitly,
> that client-side AFR is more reliable than server-side AFR.  I'm not
> saying that the statement is incorrect, but rather that the
> documentation noted above doesn't seem to suggest that this is the case.

tries to explain some differences between client side and server side

The link is hidden well on some pages decribing AFR setups. ;-)

Harald Stürzebecher

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