[Gluster-users] Performance optimization tips Gluster 3.3? (small files / directory listings)

Brian Candler B.Candler at pobox.com
Thu Jun 7 13:36:26 UTC 2012

On Thu, Jun 07, 2012 at 08:34:56AM -0400, Pranith Kumar Karampuri wrote:
> Brian,
>   Small correction: 'sending queries to *both* servers to check they are in sync - even read accesses.' Read fops like stat/getxattr etc are sent to only one brick.

Is that new behaviour for 3.3? My understanding was that stat() was a
healing operation.

If this is no longer true, then I'd like to understand what happens after a
node has been down and comes up again.  I understand there's a self-healing
daemon in 3.3, but what if you try to access a file which has not yet been

I'm interested in understanding this, especially the split-brain scenarios
(better to understand them *before* you're stuck in a problem :-)

BTW I'm in the process of building a 2-node 3.3 test cluster right now.



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