[Gluster-users] gluster volume + lvm : recommendation or neccessity ?
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Wed Oct 11 07:53:25 UTC 2017
Thanks Rafi, that's understood now :)
I'm considering to deploy gluster on a 4 x 40 TB bricks, do you think
it would better to make 1 LVM partition for each Volume I need or to
make one Big LVM partition and start multiple volumes on it ?
We'll store mostly big files (videos) on this environement.
Le 11/10/2017 à 09:34, Mohammed Rafi K C a écrit :
> On 10/11/2017 12:20 PM, ML wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> I've read on the gluster & redhat documentation, that it seems
>> recommended to use XFS over LVM before creating & using gluster volumes.
>> Sources :
>> My point is : do we really need LVM ?
> This recommendations was added after gluster-snapshot. Gluster snapshot
> relays on LVM snapshot. So if you start with out lvm, in future if you
> want to use snapshot then it would be difficult, hence the
> recommendation to use xfs on top of lvm.
> Rafi KC
>> For example , on a dedicated server with disks & partitions that will
>> not change of size, it doesn't seems necessary to use LVM.
>> I can't understand clearly wich partitioning strategy would be the
>> best for "static size" hard drives :
>> 1 LVM+XFS partition = multiple gluster volumes
>> or 1 LVM+XFS partition = 1 gluster volume per LVM+XFS partition
>> or 1 XFS partition = multiple gluster volumes
>> or 1 XFS partition = 1 gluster volume per XFS partition
>> What do you use on your servers ?
>> Thanks for your help! :)
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