[Gluster-users] GlusterFS compared to KosmosFS (now called cloudstore)?

Lukas Hejtmanek xhejtman at ics.muni.cz
Tue Oct 21 07:18:30 UTC 2008

On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 09:19:06PM +0530, Vikas Gorur wrote:
> The DHT and unify translators have extensive support for distributing
> data across nodes. One can use unify schedulers to define file creation
> policies such as:
> * ALU - Adaptively (based on disk space utilization, disk speed, etc.)
> schedule file creation.
> * Round robin
> * Non uniform (NUFA) - prefer a local volume for file creation and use remote
> ones only when there is no space on the local volume.

This one have currently one problem, the NUFA scheduler runs into troubles if
created file does not fit into free local space. No-space-left-on-device is
returned to the client instead of stripping/moving the file to remote storage.

Lukáš Hejtmánek

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