[Gluster-users] replica count documentation

Whit Blauvelt whit.gluster at transpect.com
Fri Apr 15 14:05:27 UTC 2011

On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 09:56:39AM -0400, Jeff Darcy wrote:

> The replication that's in GlusterFS right now (AFR) is of a
> synchronous/local type.  Gluster is working on "geosync" which provides
> a sort of DR-oriented asynchronous replication with very weak
> consistency/ordering properties.  I'll let someone from Gluster comment
> on their plans beyond that.  Separately, as part of the CloudFS project
> which is based on GlusterFS, I'm working on fully ordered asynchronous
> replication between multiple peer sites.  Since that's a more
> challenging problem, and also somewhat blocked behind other more
> pressing priorities, that will take longer to complete.

That's very cool. Good to know both are in the pipeline. Thanks.


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