[Gluster-users] Questions about healing

Kevin Lemonnier lemonnierk at ulrar.net
Wed May 18 17:31:15 UTC 2016

On Wed, May 18, 2016 at 06:54:57PM +0200, Gandalf Corvotempesta wrote:
> Il 18/05/2016 13:55, Kevin Lemonnier ha scritto:
> > Yes, that's why you need to use sharding. With sharding, the heal is 
> > much quicker and the whole VM isn't freezed during the heal, only the 
> > shard being healed. I'm testing that right now myself and that's 
> > almost invisible for the VM using 3.7.11. Use the latest version 
> > though, it really really wasn't transparent in 3.7.6 :).
> I don't like sharding. With sharing all "files" are split in shard and 
> distributed across the whole cluster.
> If everything went bad, reconstructing a file from it shards could be hard.

Seems like a non issue, you are planning in using replica right ?
Anyway, I tried and without sharding it's pretty much unusable, the VM just freezes
for as much time as it needs to redownload the whole disk

Kevin Lemonnier
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