[Gluster-users] NFS with UCARP vs. GlusterFS mount question

Craig Carl craig at gluster.com
Fri Dec 10 06:12:47 UTC 2010

Christian -
     For large files the Gluster native client will perform better than 
NFS, but they are both good options.



Craig Carl
Senior Systems Engineer

On 12/07/2010 11:39 PM, Christian Fischer wrote:
> Morning Folks,
> should I prefer NFS with UCARP or native GlusterFS mounts for serving the
> system images to XCP?
> Which one performes better over 1G network links?
> NFS is probaby easier to setup due to existing tools like rpcinfo and
> showmount, both are used inside the storage container code, and there is some
> code for NFS, not for GlusterFS, except I write one.
> UCARP has the disadvantage that the cluster IP is moved away from dead
> systems, not from dead gluster server daemons, IMHO.
> What do you think about that?
> Best Regards
> Christian
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