[Gluster-users] Bricks suggestions

Brian Candler B.Candler at pobox.com
Mon Apr 30 16:24:24 UTC 2012

On Mon, Apr 30, 2012 at 06:17:02PM +0200, Gandalf Corvotempesta wrote:
>    2012/4/30 Brian Candler <[1]B.Candler at pobox.com>
>      - separate filesystem on each disk, lots of tiny bricks,
>       distributed+replicated volume
>    This should be the best choise as explained before by other guys.
>    - no dedicated hardware for raid
>    - inexpensive disks
>    - fast healing (only one disk at time)

Of course the same is true of software RAID10 (md RAID):

- no dedicated hardware
- inexpensive disks
- fast healing

Plus there is no need to build a new filesystem, since the healing is done
at block level.

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