[Gluster-users] GlusterFS and automated balancing

Vikas Gorur vikas at gluster.com
Thu Feb 11 14:16:36 UTC 2010

Eros Candelaresi wrote:
> 4. after a server failure redundancy should automatically be recreated 
> (ie. create new copies of all files that only exist once after the crash)
This is done by replicate. When a server comes back up the data is 
"self-healed", ensuring the copies are in sync.
> 5. just throw in new hardware, connect it with the cluster and let the 
> filesystem take care of filling it with data
This is possible by adding subvolumes to distribute. Currently this 
requires a remount on all clients. With the 3.1 release you'll be able 
to add servers without a remount.


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