[Gluster-users] performance lower then expected

Anand Avati avati at zresearch.com
Sat Oct 25 04:49:57 UTC 2008

Are you using write-behind? Can you post your volume spec files?


2008/10/24, Michael Di Domenico <mdidomenico4 at gmail.com>:
> I've setup an eight node server stripe using gluster 1.4.0pre5 using the
> stripe example from the wiki.  Each of these eight nodes has a 100Mbit
> ethernet card and a single hard disk.
> I've connected them all together using a gigabit switch and I have a
> gigabit workstation connected, with gluster mounted and running fine.
> However, when i try to do a dd test to the disk "dd if=/dev/zero of=test1
> bs=1024k count=1000", I'm only seeing 10MB/sec over the transfer.
> I would suspect the data to stripe evenly across all the disks/nodes,
> effectively giving me at least over 50MB/sec in combined throughput.
> I'm I confused on what the stripe translator does, or did I do something
> wrong?
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