[Gluster-users] Gluster Installation and Benchmarks

Joe Landman landman at scalableinformatics.com
Wed Aug 10 13:56:41 UTC 2011

On 08/10/2011 08:22 AM, David Pusch wrote:
> Hello again,
> we now did another test where we mounted the Volume on the client and
> shut down all Servers but one. We then transferred a 1 GB test file to
> the Volume. The transfer took around 10 seconds. We then brought up
> another server from the Cluster and again transferred a 1 GB file.
> Transfer time now was roughly 20 seconds. We proceeded in this manner
> for the last two servers, and each time the transfer time increased by
> ca. 10 seconds.
> I hope someone can make sense of this and maybe help with this problem.

Replica 6 and a gigabit network, where each brick is communicating with 
clients and other bricks via the same single gigabit network.

This performance is designed in (to the network design, not gluster's 
design).  It shouldn't be surprising to you.

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