[Gluster-users] When to use striped volumes?

Kaushal M kshlmster at gmail.com
Tue Jan 17 09:06:18 UTC 2017

On Tue, Jan 17, 2017 at 12:52 PM, Dave Fan <dave.fan at shudun.com> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> We are trying to set up a Gluster-based storage for best performance. On the
> official Gluster website. It says:
> Striped – Striped volumes stripes data across bricks in the volume. For best
> results, you should use striped volumes only in high concurrency
> environments accessing very large files.
> Is there a rule-of-thumb on what size qualifies as "very large files" here?

Joe Julian has an excellent post on this at
https://joejulian.name/blog/should-i-use-stripe-on-glusterfs/ .

> Many thanks,
> Dave
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