[Gluster-users] Tuning for small files

Iain Milne glusterfs at noognet.org
Wed Sep 30 06:48:57 UTC 2015

> Where you run into problems with smallfiles on gluster is latency of
> data over the wire.  For every smallfile create there are a bunch of
> file opetations we have to do on every file.  For example we will have
to do
> at least 1 lookup per brick to make sure that the file doesn't exist
> before we create it.  We actually got it down to 1 per brick with lookup
> optimize on, its 2 IIRC(maybe more?) with it disabled.

Is this lookup optimize something that needs to be enabled manually with
3.7, and if so, how?


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