[Gluster-users] iscsi with gluster

Liam Slusser lslusser at gmail.com
Thu Apr 22 09:07:43 UTC 2010

I have a gfs2 cluster and have found the performance to be  
outstanding. It's great with small files.   It's hard to say how it  
compares to my gluster cluster since I designed them to do different  
tasks.  But since the storage is all shared block level it does have  
many advantages.


On Apr 22, 2010, at 1:29 AM, "miloska at gmail.com" <miloska at gmail.com>  

> On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 8:38 AM, Liam Slusser <lslusser at gmail.com>  
> wrote:
>> You COULD run gluster on top of an iscsi mounted volume...but why
>> would you want too?  If you already have an iscsi SAN why not use  
>> gfs2
>> or something like that?
> You need full cluster infrastructure for that - Gluster is a much
> simpler solution.
> GFS2 is also _very_ slow, although I never run a test to compare it
> with Gluster, but my feeling is that Gluster much faster.

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