[Gluster-users] Mounting Gluster volume on multiple clients.

Bobby Jacob bobby.jacob at alshaya.com
Sun Sep 29 04:37:17 UTC 2013


Again, my query is : "When multiple clients write to the same volume, will it create any issue ? "

Thanks & Regards,
Bobby Jacob

-----Original Message-----
From: gluster-users-bounces at gluster.org [mailto:gluster-users-bounces at gluster.org] On Behalf Of Robert Hajime Lanning
Sent: Thursday, September 26, 2013 8:16 PM
To: gluster-users at gluster.org
Subject: Re: [Gluster-users] Mounting Gluster volume on multiple clients.

On 09/26/13 07:51, Bobby Jacob wrote:
> We will not have a situation where we need to access the same file 
> from different clients.
> We are looking for a web application which will be deployed on 2 
> servers. Both these servers will mount the gluster volume and this 
> mount point will act as the data directory for the applications.
> The users will login to the load balanced application servers and the 
> application creates separate folders for each user.
> My doubt is if multiple users login to both the application servers 
> and read/ write data. Will thus effect any synchronization of data 
> between the underlying bricks.

In a healthy volume, the replication is synchronous. The client writes to all replicas at the same time.

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