[Gluster-users] very bad performance on small files

Łukasz Jagiełło jagiello.lukasz at gmail.com
Fri Jan 14 14:16:33 UTC 2011

2011/1/14 Max Ivanov <ivanov.maxim at gmail.com>:
>> Gluster - and in fact most (all?) parallel filesystems are optimized for very large files. That being the case, small files are not retrieved as efficiently, and result in a larger number of file operations in total because there are a fixed number for each file accessed.
> Which makes glusterfs perfomance unacceptable for web hosting purposes =(

Everything depends how you want to use it for web hosting. If it's
just storage for static content and all requests going over some
reverse proxy cache (ex. varnish) should be ok.

Łukasz Jagiełło

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