[Gluster-users] replicate clarification?

Vikas Gorur vikas at gluster.com
Sat Jan 16 19:02:22 UTC 2010

Jiann-Ming Su wrote:
> In the User Guide:
> http://www.gluster.com/community/documentation/index.php/User_Guide#Replicate
> "The next release of GlusterFS will add the following features:
Both are already in 3.0.0
> *Ability to specify the sub-volume from which read operations are to
> be done (this will help users who have one of the sub-volumes as a
> local storage volume).
This can be done by setting the option "read-subvolume" for replicate. 
Its value
should be the name of the subvolume you want to be used for reads.
> *Allow scheduling of read operations amongst the sub-volumes in a
> round-robin fashion."
In the absence of the read-subvolume option, each file gets its 
defined in a round-robin fashion, so that provides a measure of load 

Engineer - Gluster, Inc.

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