[Gluster-users] how well will this work
mfidelman at meetinghouse.net
Thu Dec 27 15:41:52 UTC 2012
Gerald Brandt wrote:
> On 12-12-26 10:24 PM, Miles Fidelman wrote:
>> The thing is, I'm trying to add 2 nodes to the cluster, and DRBD
>> doesn't scale. Also, as a function of rackspace limits, and the
>> hardware at hand, I can't separate storage nodes from compute nodes -
>> instead, I have to live with 4 nodes, each with 4 large drives (but
>> also w/ 4 gigE ports per server).
> I have a XenServer pool (3 servers) talking to an GlusterFS replicate
> server over NFS with uCARP for IP failover.
If I read this properly, you have 3 compute servers, and a separate box
with all your nodes - which is quite different from my setup (4 nodes,
all will be both compute and storage). Or am I reading this wrong?
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