[Gluster-users] New Blog Series: TheStraightTech

John Mark Walker jwalker at gluster.com
Thu Sep 29 17:56:41 UTC 2011

One of the positive outcomes of the community contest (http://gluster.org/contest/ ->ends tomorrow!) is a series of helpful HOWTO articles designed for those looking to tune GlusterFS for better performance, or for those looking to get up to speed faster on how to use.

These articles and posts originated on http://community.gluster.org/ -

To see the entire list of articles - http://www.gluster.com/tag/thestraighttech/

Here are the individual articles:

TheStraightTech: Mount GlusterFS at Boot Time on Ubuntu<http://www.gluster.com/2011/09/28/thestraighttech-mount-glusterfs-at-boot-time/>
Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

Some Ubuntu users have reported errors mounting GlusterFS volumes at boot time due to the order that the Upstart system init daemon starts services. Gluster community member Semiosis<http://community.gluster.org/u/semiosis/> posted a solution<http://community.gluster.org/p/howto-mount-glusterfs-volumes-on-servers-at-boot-time-ubuntu/>

TheStraightTech: Targeted Self-heal (repairing less than the whole volume)<http://www.gluster.com/2011/09/27/thestraighttech-targeted-self-heal-repairing-less-than-the-whole-volume/>
Tuesday, September 27th, 2011
There are a variety of strategies one can employ to improve the performance of GlusterFS self-heal procedures. Gluster community member Semiosis<http://community.gluster.org/u/semiosis/> weighs in with one he dubs targeted self-heal<http://community.gluster.org/p/howto-targeted-self-heal-repairing-less-than-the-whole-volume/>
TheStraightTech: How are Distribution and Replication Related?<http://www.gluster.com/2011/09/27/thestraighttech-how-are-distribution-and-replication-related/>
Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

If you use GlusterFS, you know that there are several types of volumes you can create. If you’ve ever wondered what the difference between replicated and distributed volumes is in GlusterFS, or how they’re related, you’ll like this recent post<http://community.gluster.org/p/how-are-distribution-and-replication-related/> by Jeff Darcy<http://pl.atyp.us/>, HekaFS<http://cloudfs.org/> creator

TheStraightTech: GlusterFS Over NFS, Virtual IP Migration, and Replication<http://www.gluster.com/2011/09/26/thestraighttech-glusterfs-over-nfs-virtual-ip-migration-and-replication/>
Monday, September 26th, 2011
Community linchpin Jjulian<http://community.gluster.org/u/joejulian/> has posted a helpful HOWTO on How GlusterFS NFS works when migrating a virtual IP in a replicated volume<http://community.gluster.org/p/how-glusterfs-nfs-works-when-migrating-a-virtual-ip-in-a-replicated-volume/>
GlusterFS HOWTO: NFS Performance with FUSE Client Redundancy<http://www.gluster.com/2011/09/14/glusterfs-howto-nfs-performance-with-fuse-client-redundancy/>
Wednesday, September 14th, 2011
There’s another great post on the community Q&A site<http://community.gluster.org/> – this one about NFS performance<http://community.gluster.org/p/nfs-performance-with-fuse-client-redundancy/>, excessive load times for PHP-based web sites, and the Fuse client. This was written by Joe Julian<http://www.gluster.com/community/documentation/index.php/User:Jjulian>, our resident IRC chairman and all-around Gluster soup stirrer
Linux Kernel Tuning for GlusterFS<http://www.gluster.com/2011/09/14/linux-kernel-tuning-for-glusterfs/>
Wednesday, September 14th, 2011
One of our support engineer gurus, Harsha, has published a very detailed post on tuning parameters for the Linux kernel that may impact your GlusterFS performance. Here’s his introduction
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