[Gluster-users] Throughout over infiniband

Stephan von Krawczynski skraw at ithnet.com
Mon Sep 10 12:56:44 UTC 2012

On Mon, 10 Sep 2012 08:06:51 -0400
Whit Blauvelt <whit.gluster at transpect.com> wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 10, 2012 at 11:13:11AM +0200, Stephan von Krawczynski wrote:
> > [...] 
> > If you're lucky you reach something like 1/3 of the NFS
> > performance.
> [Gluster NFS Client]
> Whit

There is a reason why one would switch from NFS to GlusterFS, and mostly it is
redundancy. If you start using a NFS-client type you cut yourself off the
"complete solution". As said elsewhere you can as well export GlusterFS via
kernel-nfs-server. But honestly, it is a patch. It would be better by far if
things are done right, native glusterfs client in kernel-space.
And remember, generally there should be no big difference between NFS and
GlusterFS with bricks spread over several networks - if it is done how it
should be, without userspace.


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