[Gluster-users] Renaming a file in a distributed volume

Joe Julian joe at julianfamily.org
Sat Oct 13 17:52:49 UTC 2012

The file gets renamed on the distribute subvolume where it's stored and 
the subvolume where the new hash points gets a "sticky pointer" that 
points to where the file actually resides.

On 10/13/2012 07:52 AM, Brian Candler wrote:
> In a distributed volume (glusterfs 3.3), files within a directory are
> assigned to a brick by a hash of their filename, correct?
> So what happens if you do "mv foo bar"? Does the file get copied to another
> brick? Is this no longer an atomic operation?
> Thanks,
> Brian.
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