[Gluster-users] Mounting localhost vs. remote host
pierre.francois at nec-labs.com
Tue Jul 23 17:44:45 UTC 2013
On 07/23/2013 01:28 PM, Ziemowit Pierzycki wrote:
> What is better? Is making a client part of the cluster and then
> making the mount via "localhost":
> # service glusterd start
> # gluster peer probe somehost
> # mount -t glusterfs localhost:/volume /mnt/temp
> # mount -t glusterfs somehost:/volume /mnt/temp
> I guess with mounting it via somehost, one would have to very picky to
> choose which host to pick as if it goes down that mount may stop
> working. Am I correct? So what is better?
Another option is to use round-robin dns to make a single hostname point
to all your gluster servers:
This gives you a single hostname to mount through, while still working
fine when some of your servers are down for maintenance.
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