[Gluster-users] ZFS + Linux + Glusterfs for a production ready 100+ TB NAS on cloud

paul simpson paul at realisestudio.com
Thu Sep 29 17:47:29 UTC 2011

hi david,

thanks for the pointer.  already reading the readme on the repo.  it looks
interesting - and i'd be keen to hear from any gluster guru's what their
thoughts are on such a setup...



On 29 September 2011 18:44, David Miller <david3d at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 1:32 PM, David Miller <david3d at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Couldn't you  accomplish the same thing with flashcache?
>> https://github.com/facebook/flashcache/
> I should expand on that a little bit.  Flashcache is a kernel module
> created by Facebook that uses the device mapper interface in Linux to
> provide a ssd cache layer to any block device.
> What I think would be interesting is using flashcache with a pcie ssd as
> the caching device.  That would add about $500-$600 to the cost of each
> brick node but should be able to buffer the active IO from the spinning
> media pretty well.
> Somthing like this.
> http://www.amazon.com/OCZ-Technology-Drive-240GB-Express/dp/B0058RECUE or
> something from FusionIO if you want something that's aimed more at the
> enterprise.
>  --
> David
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