[Gluster-users] gluster volume top issue

Nux! nux at li.nux.ro
Wed Sep 18 17:17:37 UTC 2013

On 18.09.2013 18:14, Justin Clift wrote:
> On 18/09/2013, at 5:18 PM, Nux! wrote:
>> On 18.09.2013 16:39, Justin Clift wrote:
>>> On 18/09/2013, at 4:36 PM, Justin Clift wrote:
>>>> On 16/09/2013, at 11:22 AM, Nux! wrote:
>>>>> Hello,
>>>>> I'm trying to find out the most accessed (read from and/or written 
>>>>> to) file in a volume and "gluster volume top" does not seem to be 
>>>>> helping me at all.
>>>> This sounds like the kind of thing GlusterFlow is meant to
>>>> address:
>>>> https://github.com/justinclift/glusterflow
>>> Oh, there's also "gtop" too, which is more refined though
>>> targeted towards real time stats:
>>>  https://forge.gluster.org/gtop
>>> It might be an even better fit for your problem than
>>> GlusterFlow?
>> Justin,
>> Are you sure gtop is showing most used files? I'm reading the docs 
>> now and I don't see this mentioned anywhere...
> Ugh, you're right.  Just double checked, and I was mis-remembering
> a screenshot from Niels recent Gluster talk. :(
> Looks like the early stages GlusterFlow project is about the
> only way to get the info atm... and it's not exactly trivial
> to set up.
> The whole step of "insert translator into .vol file" can
> apparently be simplified greatly.  Jeff mentioned a while ago
> there is a .py script (or similar) for modifying .vol files
> through a Gluster filter.  I haven't yet looked into it, but
> it sounds like it would make this step pretty much trivial.
> Not sure if that really helps you atm though. ;)

Well, it helps in the sense that I decided the matter is not that 
urgent and I can wait until these tools become more usable/friendly.

Cheerio :)

PS: is there a way to get this information from a tcpdump log?

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