[Gluster-users] set volume locking without shutting off server

Jordan Willis jwillis0720 at gmail.com
Sat Jul 4 10:22:41 UTC 2015

Its not just sqlite, but mongodb and ipython notebook. If you have a solution for mongodb file locking, I’m welcome to suggestions. But not using mongodb, is not an option. 

> On Jul 4, 2015, at 2:57 AM, Niels de Vos <ndevos at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 03, 2015 at 06:46:01PM -0700, Jordan Willis wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Is it possible to enable posix type locking with glusterfs without
>> shutting off the volume?
> Locking should be enabled by default (like Kaushal explained in an other
> reply).
>> I think this is what I need (I’m trying to get sqlite to lock files on
>> my nfs mounted glusterfs volume)
> SQLite is not the best databases to place on a shared filesystem. The
> locking done by SQLite is (or at least was, might have changed) not very
> advanced. From what I remember, there is a single file lock, no table or
> row granularity.
> https://www.sqlite.org/pragma.html#pragma_locking_mode contains some
> more details, and it also points to the WAL documentation. You will want
> to prevent SQLite to use shared-memory for WAL if you access the
> database from different servers at the same time.
> HTH,
> Niels

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