[Gluster-users] GlusterFS best practices

Momonth momonth at gmail.com
Tue Dec 6 15:36:31 UTC 2016

It's a good point, thanks. I can potentially throw a lot of hardware
at it, so any measures taken against possible split brains are worthy
of doing.

I'm now trying to understand what a reasonable number of nodes a
gluster cluster can have (without major head aches with re-balancing
etc.), what people's experience about it etc.

On Mon, Dec 5, 2016 at 7:54 PM, David Gossage
<dgossage at carouselchecks.com> wrote:
> First thing I notice is that without 3 nodes for quorum you run risk of
> split brain issues.  A 3rd node for 3 way replication, or an arbiter node
> would help with that.  I like 3 nodes replication, but that also has effect
> on network throughput as you are now copying data once more simultaneously.

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