[Gluster-users] Gluster-users Digest, Vol 20, Issue 22

Arvids Godjuks arvids.godjuks at gmail.com
Tue Jan 5 22:17:20 UTC 2010

Consider this - a rebuild of 1.5-2 TB HDD in raid5/6 array can easily
take up to few days to complete. At that moment your storage at that
node will not perform well. I read a week ago very good article with
research of this area, only thing it's in russian, but it mentions a
few english sources too. Maybe google translate will help.
Here's the original link: http://habrahabr.ru/blogs/hardware/78311/
Here's the google translate version:
(looks quite neet by the way)

2010/1/5 Liam Slusser <lslusser at gmail.com>:
> Larry & All,
> I would much rather rebuild a bad drive with a raid controller then
> have to wait for Gluster to do it.  With a large number of files doing
> a ls -aglR can take weeks.  Also you don't NEED enterprise drives with
> a raid controller, i use desktop 1.5tb Seagate drives which happy as a
> clam on a 3ware SAS card under a SAS expander.
> liam

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