[Gluster-users] Delay for geo-replication?

Whit Blauvelt whit.gluster at transpect.com
Fri May 27 12:19:44 UTC 2011

On Fri, May 27, 2011 at 12:12:31PM +0530, Kaushik BV wrote:

>    The geo-replication crawls the volume continuosly for changes (does an
>    intelligent crawl, i.e crawls down the fs hierarchy) only when there are
>    changes beneath, and records those changes in the slave.

Have you considered using the Linux kernel's INOTIFY function rather than
crawling the directories? In theory it should be more efficient.

On the other hand, by crawling the directories do you get the benefit of
triggering any self-heal that may be needed automatically?


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