[Gluster-users] using glusterfs to sync files across two data centers

sal poliandro popsikle at gmail.com
Sun Dec 28 19:47:26 UTC 2008

I have not had any luck across DC's.  I could imagine it working over
a gig private link between the two sites but you might just be better
off setting up two separate clusters and then using rsync to keep them
in sync.

On Sun, Dec 28, 2008 at 2:11 PM, kingler <kingler at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, I am new to glusterfs and would like to know if glusterfs is suitable to
> achieve the possibility of syncing two data storage servers in two data
> centers. Most of the data will be small files (<1MB).
> I have been playing around with AFR, and can get v1.3.12 to work with two
> storage servers with server-side AFR, and two clients, each connecting to
> the nearest storage server.
> What I have found out is that in local servers on the same network, this
> setup works okay, with fast enough speed.  However, when using servers from
> two data centers with certain latency, the read speed is almost unbearable
> (5kB/s?).
> Any suggestions or insights on this issue? Thanks.
> -Liang
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Salvatore "Popsikle" Poliandro
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