[Gluster-users] Newbie questions on HPC cluster + gluster configuration

Pranith Kumar Karampuri pkarampu at redhat.com
Mon Feb 1 06:04:28 UTC 2016

+Raghavendra, one of the maintainers of distribute xlator

On 01/29/2016 03:28 PM, Fedele Stabile wrote:
> Hello,
> I want to comment with you the configuration that I would realize on my
> HPCC cluster:
> The cluster is 32 worker nodes (wn1 ... wn32) each one has a local
> disk,
> Infiniband 40 Gb is the connection network
> and I have also a login server (login-server).
> I would create a glusterfs distributed volume using the worker node
> disks (in total 32 disks 1TB)
> by running this command on login-server:
> login-server# gluster volume create scratch wn1:/brick wn2:/brick ..
> wn32:/brick
> After this I would mount the volume on each node of the cluster so that
> for example if I write file1 in scratch on wn1 node I'll write on the
> local disk of wn1.
> The question is if I can mount scratch in wn1 using this command:
> wn1#  mount -t glusterfs wn1:/scratch /scratch
> This permits me to write file1 locally not using network channel, isn't
> it?
> Thank you for your attention and your contribution.
> Fedele Stabile
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