[Gluster-users] High-availability with KVM?

Ziemowit Pierzycki ziemowit at pierzycki.com
Fri Jan 20 20:34:00 UTC 2017

Yes, only the VMs that reside on the node start having issues.

Also, should there be anything I have to do after bringing the node
back up and letting the heal process run?


On Fri, Jan 20, 2017 at 2:26 PM, Gambit15 <dougti+gluster at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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?
> Doug
> On 20 January 2017 at 17:06, Ziemowit Pierzycki <ziemowit at pierzycki.com>
> wrote:
>> 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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