[Gluster-users] replica count documentation

Mohit Anchlia mohitanchlia at gmail.com
Thu Apr 14 21:20:02 UTC 2011

As far as I know there is no such option. Client will have to wait for
15 mts. There are no commit logs or hints or checkpoints maintained

Which similar systems are you referring to?

I agree documentation lacks important details and is very tough to get
basic answers.

On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 2:13 PM, Whit Blauvelt
<whit.gluster at transpect.com> wrote:
>> > Assuming I have my replica count set to 2 with my 2 brick setup, it sure
>> > isn't strict. I've waited 15 mins after the write to one brick has
>> > finished before it was actually synced up on the second.
>> There is no consistency level. Response will be returned to the user
>> after the slowest writes is done. Writes occur sync. to all the
>> servers in replica set.
> Something doesn't match up here. If it can take 15 minutes for a write to
> replicate to the second brick, according to the first comment, then it
> should take that whole 15 minutes for the control to be returned to the
> user, per the second comment.
> On similar systems, there are options to have control return to the user
> either after the first of two mirrored storage locations is written to, or
> to have it wait until after the second is written to. Does Gluster have such
> an option? If so, what does it default to?
> Sorry if I've missed the documents on that. The documents I've found so far
> have an admirable simplicity, but also leave out a lot of details it would
> be good to know.
> Whit

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