[Gluster-users] Gluster setup question
gowda at zresearch.com
Thu Nov 20 15:37:29 UTC 2008
On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 9:01 PM, Aleynikov, Serge <Serge.Aleynikov at gs.com>wrote:
> I built it from glusterfs-1.3.12.tag.gz source.
my replies in previous mail hold good.
> *From:* basavanagowda at gmail.com [mailto:basavanagowda at gmail.com] *On
> Behalf Of *Basavanagowda Kanur
> *Sent:* Wednesday, November 19, 2008 10:50 PM
> *To:* Aleynikov, Serge
> *Cc:* gluster-users at gluster.org
> *Subject:* Re: [Gluster-users] Gluster setup question
> I am assuming you are not using source code from repository.
> If you are using source code directly from repository, then answers below
> might not hold good. Please mention the version, if you are using from
> source repository.
> On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 6:13 AM, Aleynikov, Serge <Serge.Aleynikov at gs.com>wrote:
>> I am running several clients writing to local disk that are setup to
>> replicate data to N glusterfs server processes that use NFS for storing this
>> data. I have the following questions:
>> 1. Does every write of a process to a local directory managed by glusterfs
>> client involve syncronous replication of data to glusterfs server?
> yes. it involves synchronous replication.
> glusterfs--mailine--3.0--patch-621 (onwards) in our source repository has
> an AFR feature called quick-unwind, which would make replication
> 2. Is it possible that if NFS is slow on the glusterfs server side, then
>> writing to local disk of a process on the glusterfs client's machine would
> yes. fops on glusterfs will block.
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