[Gluster-users] unlimited memory usage

Bernhard Dübi 1linuxengineer at gmail.com
Tue Feb 14 07:06:35 UTC 2017


one more question: when I can convince my boss to buy another machine to
separate the load of Gluster and
Backup onto different machines, will this solve my problem or will the
Gluster client also eat up all memory it can get?

Best Regards

2017-02-13 21:53 GMT+01:00 Bernhard Dübi <1linuxengineer at gmail.com>:

> Hi,
> I'm running Gluster 3.8.8 on Ubuntu 16.04 on 2 HP Apollo 4510 with 60 x
> 8TB each
> The machines are used as Backup Media Agents for CommVault Simpana V11
> I was running this combination since Gluster 3.7. Lately I noticed that
> Gluster is using almost all available memory, starving the other
> applications. I tried to put some memory limitions on gluster using cgroups
> but that didn't work out.
> Any other idea to make Gluster less greedy on memory?
> Best Regards
> Bernhard
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