[Gluster-users] Gluster FS replication

Joe Julian joe at julianfamily.org
Mon Oct 22 14:44:49 UTC 2012

On 10/22/2012 07:37 AM, Joe Julian wrote:
>> The native Gluster client tends to be really @#$@#$@# stupid.  It'll 
>> send reads to Singapore while you're in Virginia (and there are 
>> bricks 0.2ms away),
> False. The client will read from the first-to-respond. Yes, if 
> Singapore is responding faster than Virginia you might want to figure 
> out why Virginia is so overloaded that it's taking more than 200ms to 
> respond, but really that shouldn't be the case. 
I should also say, though, that there's lots of good reasons for not 
doing this. Replicate isn't designed for high latency connections. 
That's why geo-replication was added.

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