jacob at gluster.com
Mon Dec 20 15:50:55 UTC 2010
Snapshot functionality is not currently built into Gluster. You can,
however, take snapshots of the filesystems underneath Gluster. In order
to get a consistent snapshot, things will have to be coordinated. You can
use a tool such as PSSH to execute commands on multiple servers
simultaneously, so this may be somewhat effective for doing this.
From: gluster-users-bounces at gluster.org
[mailto:gluster-users-bounces at gluster.org] On Behalf Of pille
Sent: Friday, December 17, 2010 2:55 AM
To: gluster-users at gluster.org
Subject: [Gluster-users] snapshots
there was a thread some time ago asking whether there's a snapshot
feature in glusterfs. however - it wasn't positively answered. just a
pointer to implement it with a underlaying LVM.
so here i ask again: is it possible to create a snapshot view of a
glusterfs? how can i do so?
if i'm doing it on the LVM level, how can i be sure to make the snapshot
consistent on all replicated nodes?
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