[Gluster-users] Gluster Hosted Storage

Harald Stürzebecher haralds at cs.tu-berlin.de
Thu Sep 23 10:25:06 UTC 2010


2010/9/22 Gluster <gluster at flagship.co.nz>:
>  Hi,
> I am in the process of setting up a backup service. First client is
> almost written in .NET for windows.
> Are there any Gluster based Hosted Storage providers out there, that can
> provide a good, reliable solution?
> I am still trying to get my head around what would be the most efficient
> and scalable protocol for doing the file transfer.

just some idea, untested:

efficient: rsync over ssh
scalable: multiple (rsync-)servers, dns load balancer, shared
filesystem for data storage (GlusterFS might work)


> I want to
> programmatically control file transfer rather than just mounting a drive
> and my understanding is that Gluster Storage Platform only provides
> share drive access via GlusterFS, NFS or CIFS, which would therefore
> preclude me using the Platform and I would need to use straight
> GlusterFS where I could use just about anything. We already have a .NET
> control for FTP over SSL, but is this the best way to go?
> Kind regards, Latimer Clark
> gluster at flagship.co.nz
> Skype - pacificx

Kind regards, Harald Stürzebecher

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