[Gluster-users] Cookbook for Clustered NAS

Thing thing.thing at gmail.com
Thu Mar 31 03:18:17 UTC 2016

Write disk i/o seems very poor with Gluster so you maybe disappointed with
trying to run multiple VMs on the same disks all doing i/o.

On 31 March 2016 at 15:28, Pawan Devaiah <pawan.devaiah at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi All,
> I am planning to build highly available Clustered NAS using GlusterFS,
> which will be accessed by windows and linux clients on VMware or Hyper-V
> hypervisor.
> I am looking for a cook book of sorts to achieve this, since this is new
> implementation  I want to do it right from the begining
> Hardware : 2x 4 U servers with 36 X 4 TB drives (I understand minimum 3
> nodes are required for reliable cluster, but lack of space on the rack
> means we have to start with 2 and add additional nodes later
> Workload: Store VMware VM files and store backup data
> Compatibility : VMware Hypervisor
> This is going to be production system, so should I use RAID or EC is ready
> for production?
> High Availability is the key
> Any guidance will be much appreciated.
> Cheers
> Dev
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