[Gluster-users] Glusterfs NFS performance issue
Jiffin Tony Thottan
jthottan at redhat.com
Thu Mar 3 07:10:19 UTC 2016
On 29/02/16 15:25, Pavel Riha wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have read some recent post about performance issues, complaining
> about the fuse driver and recomended NFS..
> although my final goal is replicate volume, I'm now just doing some
> test for reference.
> my basic benchmark is
> dd if=/dev/zero of=ddtest bs=1M count=1000 conv=fsync
> running directly on server xfs partition give me 120-130 MB/s .. OK
> on client NFS mount using _KERNEL_ nfs server give me 100-112MB/s .. OK
> but a pure "nfs replacement" gluster config (one brick distribute)
> give me sometimes 112 and sometimes only 64 !!! any idea why so
> I was watching top,iotop and iftop .. and no idea, the resources were
> but the real problem comes with my second benchmark, untar the kernel
> tar xjf /usr/portage/distfiles/linux-3.2.tar.bz2
> on server localy .. 16sec
> kernel nfs mount .. 1:30
> gluster nfs mount .. 23min !!! what???
> is this the small files issue? so much? even on nfs?
> my last quick test with gluster native (fuse) mount, give me
> 46MB/s for dd (really slow for non replicate) and
> 3:58 for the sources untar (not the best, but much much better than
> gluster nfs)
> I have done no tunning at all yet. But I thought I will get much
> better numbers for the one brick distribute. And expected tuning with
> the replica..
> server is CPU E5-1650 v3 @ 3.50GHz with 4GB RAM, 7200rpm hdd
> client is old i5 661 @ 3.33GHz, 4GB RAM
> gigabit ethernet
> XFS filesystem on brick partition
Can u provide more details about volume configuration (gluster vol info) ?
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