[Gluster-users] High-availability with KVM?

Gambit15 dougti+gluster at gmail.com
Fri Jan 20 20:26:27 UTC 2017

As long as there are enough nodes to satisfy quorum, the volumes should
remain R/W. Have you tried writing to the volume during this period?
Anything in your logs?


On 20 January 2017 at 17:06, Ziemowit Pierzycki <ziemowit at pierzycki.com>

> Hi,
> I have a 4-node gluster with distributed-replicated volumes that serve
> out VM images.  The purpose of using gluster was to provide highly
> available storage for our virtualization platform.  When performing
> maintenance on one of the gluster nodes, I noticed the VM storage
> becomes unavailable for the duration of the node being shutdown and
> while the heal is running.  Each VM qemu process connects to gluster
> directly and needs to be restarted in order to bring up the VM again.
> So, is the setup wrong or does gluster not provide high availability?
> Thanks,
> Ziemowit
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