[Gluster-users] HW raid or not
jonah at eecs.berkeley.edu
Mon Aug 8 23:48:01 UTC 2011
On 8/8/2011 3:40 PM, Liam Slusser wrote:
> I'm in the HW raid camp. Mostly because gluster is not block level,
> so with large quantities of files replication can take days or weeks.
> In my case a rebuild/resync can take weeks because of how many
> files/directories I have in my cluster.
> With hardware RAID I can just replace the disk and a rebuild happens
> automatically and very quickly.
> On Mon, Aug 8, 2011 at 4:12 AM, Gabriel-Adrian Samfira
> <samfiragabriel at gmail.com> wrote:
>> We use raw disks with our setup. Gluster takes care of the replication
>> part, so RAID would be useless for us. Performance wise, you are
>> better off just adding a new brick and let gluster do the rest.
>> Best regards,
>> On Mon, Aug 8, 2011 at 9:54 AM, Uwe Kastens<kisteorg at googlemail.com> wrote:
>>> I know, that there is no general answer to this question :)
>>> Is it better to use HW Raid or LVM as gluster backend or raw disks?
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