[Gluster-users] Possible to expand DHT volume with additional servers?
kamal at gluster.com
Thu Jan 14 18:27:09 UTC 2010
Should have clarified - i ts available with our support offerings, and our support dept. helps with the process.
----- "Roland Rabben" <roland at jotta.no> wrote:
> Where can the re-balancing scripts be found?
> Roland Rabben
> 2010/1/14 Kamal Varma < kamal at gluster.com >
> Today you would add the new servers to your configuration and re-start all Gluster proceses. Scripts are available for re-balancing files across new nodes.
> We are working on a dynamic volume management capability, to be delivered later this year, that will let you do this on the fly.
> ----- "Luke Olson" < luke.olson at cafefx.com > wrote:
> > Hello,
> > My name is Luke, this is my first time using the mailing list. I've
> > got a 4 server cluster using the DHT translator setup with the
> > gluster-volgen utility. If possible the plan is to add 2 more servers
> > to the volume to make a new total of 6 servers. Looking through the
> > documentation I wasn't able to find any definitive information about
> > expanding a DHT volume. Is there a guide somewhere I've missed, pros,
> > cons, how to do it right, is it even possible? If a guide doesn't
> > exist somewhere suggestions would be greatly appreciated like is it
> > better to just create a new volume and copy over the data.
> > All the best,
> > Luke
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