[Gluster-users] ZFS and Snapshots

Rajesh Joseph rjoseph at redhat.com
Wed Nov 26 04:56:17 UTC 2014

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jason M. Kiebzak" <jk3149 at cumc.columbia.edu>
> To: "gluster-users at gluster.org" <gluster-users at gluster.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 2:17:28 AM
> Subject: [Gluster-users] ZFS and Snapshots
> I’m running ZFS . It appears that Gluster Snapshots require LVM. I’ve spent
> the last hour googling this, and it doesn’t seem like the two can be mixed –
> that is Gluster Snapshots and ZFS.

Yes, the current Gluster snapshot implementation is based on LVM.

> Has anyone attempted to write a wrapper for ZFS to mimic LVM, and thus fool
> gluster into thinking that LVM is installed?

One of our community member, Prakash (CCed),  is currently working on to provide
snapshot support for ZFS. He can provide you more information about the same.

Best Regards,

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