[Gluster-users] GlusterFS over lessfs/opendedupe

Amar Tumballi amarts at redhat.com
Thu Jan 19 05:54:07 UTC 2012

> I'm currently running GlusterFS over XFS, and it works quite well.
> I'm wondering if it's possible to add data deduplication into the mix by:
> glusterfs -->  lessfs -->  xfs   or
> glusterfs -->  opendedupe -->  xfs
> Has anybody tried doing this?  We're running VM images on gluster, and I figure we could get a bit of space saving bu deduplicating the data.

Hi Gerald,

Currently within Gluster team, we are not focusing on testing 
deduplication on top of Gluster, however, it is in our *not so far* 

I am not very sure if somebody else in the community have worked on this 
type of setup earlier though.


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