[Gluster-users] Re: about HA infrastructure for hypervisors

Nicolas Sebrecht nsebrecht at piing.fr
Thu Jun 28 09:31:04 UTC 2012

The 28/06/12, Thomas Jackson wrote:

> Why don't you have KVM running on the Gluster bricks as well?

Good point. While abtracting we decided to seperate KVM & Gluster but I
can't remember why.
We'll think about that again.

> We have a 4 node cluster (each with 4x 300GB 15k SAS drives in RAID10), 10
> gigabit SFP+ Ethernet (with redundant switching). Each node participates in
> a distribute+replicate Gluster namespace and runs KVM. We found this to be
> the most efficient (and fastest) way to run the cluster.
> This works well for us, although (due to Gluster using fuse) it isn't as
> fast as we would like. Currently waiting for the KVM driver that has been
> discussed a few times recently, that should make a huge difference to the
> performance for us.

Ok! Thanks.

Nicolas Sebrecht

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