[Gluster-users] any configuration guidelines?

Nathan Stratton nathan at robotics.net
Wed Jul 29 20:22:38 UTC 2009

On Tue, 28 Jul 2009, Wei Dong wrote:

> Hi All,
> We've been using GlusterFS 2.0.1 on our lab cluster to host a large number of 
> small images for distributed processing with Hadoop and it has been working 
> fine without human intervention for a couple of months.  Thanks for the 
> wonderful project -- it's the only freely available cluster filesystem that 
> fits our needs.
> What keeps bothering me is the extremely high flexibility of ClusterFS. 
> There's simply so many ways to achieve the same goal that I don't know which 
> is the best.  So I'm writing to ask if there are some general guidelines of 
> configuration to improve both data safety and performance.

Totally understand, I am facing many of the same issues, I am not sure if 
I should be doing replicate / distribute in the frontend client config or 
backend server configs.


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