[Gluster-users] Performance degrade
roland at jotta.no
Mon Jul 19 16:53:14 UTC 2010
I am not sure about the number of threads I should use. Your arguement
sounds logical and I should try that.
First of all I care about NOT loosing files. That's why I replicate files.
I am not familiar with LVM and how to use it. Is this a normal setup
for Gluster users? What are the pros and cons with LVM in a Glusterfs
Is it possible to create logical volumes from disks already
containing data, or would they need to be formatted? They are
formatted EXT3 today.
2010/7/19 pkoelle <pkoelle at gmail.com>:
> Am 19.07.2010 17:10, schrieb Roland Rabben:
>> I did try that on one of the clients. I removed all performance
>> translators except io-threads. No imporovement.
>> The server still use a hughe ammount of CPU.
> 36*8 = 288 threads alone for IO. I don't know specifics about GlusterFS but
> common knowledge suggests high thread counts are bad. You end up using all
> your CPU waiting for locks and in context switches.
> Why do you export each disk seperately? You don't seem to care about disk
> failure so you could put all disks in one LVM VG and export LVs from that.
>> 2010/7/19 Andre Felipe Machado<andremachado at techforce.com.br>:
>>> Did you try to minimize or even NOT use any cache?
>>> With so many nodes, the cache coherency between them may had become an
>>> Andre Felipe Machado
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