[Gluster-users] hash with non-existent / down servers

Anand Avati avati at gluster.com
Fri Jan 8 08:54:29 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 4:44 PM, Nick Birkett
<nick at streamline-computing.com> wrote:
> Is it possible to use  a gluster hash when some of the servers are missing ?
> Eg if glusterfs.vol has 8 servers but only 6  available.
> I dont mind files being missing (due to being on  offline servers).
> I do mind  filesystem inoperable  eg transport endpoint not connected error
> .
> when some severs taken offline.
> I would prefer hash than say using mirrored pairs which is very wastful.
> Using this for global scratch storage.

Yes, you can use it this way.


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