[Gluster-users] ZFS setup question

Shain Miley smiley at npr.org
Thu Jan 6 21:47:07 UTC 2011

I am in the process of setting up my Gluster shares and I am looking at 
the following two setup options and I am wondering if anyone can speak 
to the pros/cons of either:

1) Create one large zfs filesystem for gluster.


zfs create pool1/glusterfs

and then create several folders with 'mkdir' inside '/pool1/glusterfs' 

2) Create 1 zfs filesystem per share.


zfs create pool1/glusterfs
zfs create pool1/glusterfs/music
zfs create pool1/glusterfs/videos
zfs create pool1/glusterfs/documents

I would then share /pool1/glusterfs out with gluster (I do not want to 
have to have an overly complicated .vol file with each share having it's 
own gluster volume).

Any thoughts would be great.



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