[Gluster-users] Tiering and Sharding?

Mohammed Rafi K C rkavunga at redhat.com
Mon Mar 28 09:51:18 UTC 2016

On 03/26/2016 06:01 AM, Alan Millar wrote:
> How does tiering interact with sharding?   
> If a volume is both sharded and tiered, and a large file is split into shards, will the entire logical file be moved between hot and cold tiers?  Or will only individual shards be migrated?  

only shards will be migrated across the tiers. Meaning , if your
accessing only one particular chunk of a file, then only that chunk is
eligible for migration.

By the way, If possible, I would like to know more about your
configurations and testing results.

Rafi KC

> I didn't see this covered in the documentation.  Thanks
> - Alan
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