[Gluster-users] Question re 2-server Mirrored setup

Vikas Gorur vikas at gluster.com
Tue Jul 28 08:20:51 UTC 2009

----- "Andy Sy" <andy.sy at neotitans.com> wrote:

> In the sample config for a 2-server mirror setup at:
> http://gluster.org/docs/index.php/Automatic_File_Replication_(Mirror)_across_Two_Storage_Servers
> both volumes are considered remote and use
> tcp as transport-type.  If you intend to use
> a local volume as one of the 2 servers in a
> mirrored setup, is there any advantage in defining
> glusterfs.vol as below?

There'll be a slight performance advantage since
it will avoid the local (loopback) network latency.

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