[Gluster-users] Small files and BDB translator

Amar Tumballi amar at gluster.com
Thu Oct 21 09:28:06 UTC 2010

Hi Roberto,

we are going to upgrade our 6 server running 3.0.5 to 3.1.
> We store a lot of medium to big size files on the storage and it works
> fine.
> We tried in the past to store milions on little files too and then
> retrieve them, but performance were bad.
> Documentation report the bdb translator:
> http://www.gluster.com/community/documentation/index.php/Translators/storage/bdb
> Is this translato ready for production? Is it compatible with 3.1?
BDB translator is not up to date with 3.1 releases, and we are not working
on it as of now.

Please use native NFS server for small file performance. Using NFS client's
client side caching, your small file performance should increase a bit.


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