[Gluster-users] New to Gluster. Question about Postgres on Gluster.

Count Zero countz at gmail.com
Tue Nov 30 15:58:42 UTC 2010

My recommendation is: Don't go there man, especially if you are going through hell at work with your inheritance - don't add worries to your existing ones.

Data is precious, fragile, and performance sensitive.

On Nov 30, 2010, at 11:53 AM, JC de Villa wrote:

> Hi list,
> First off, sorry if this message seems to ramble about. It's been a long day
> that stretched through too many days.
> I'm currently reviewing gluster as storage for our servers. While not
> storing a massive data set (yet), it is starting to grow. The current setup
> is one that I inherited and basically has nothing going for it at the
> moment. No redundancy, back up policies are next to non-existent and if it
> all falls apart, I get to pick up the pieces and try to put them back
> together. I'm trying to get a requisition through finance at the moment for
> additional hardware.
> Anyway, we are running postgres for our databases. I was wondering how well
> gluster fares with DB's? Drawbacks? Recommendations? I'll be putting up and
> running a few VM's with gluster and run some tests to simulate the typical
> workload for a day. It's usually more writes through the day with sporadic
> reads when reports are generated.
> I've gone through the docs on the community site, but it's a bit short where
> DB's are concerned. Either that or I'm looking at it backwards and shouldn't
> be too concerned about running postgres on top of gluster. Any advice would
> be appreciated.
> Thanks!
> JC de Villa
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