[Gluster-users] Volume Creation - Best Practices

Alex K rightkicktech at gmail.com
Fri Aug 24 20:13:31 UTC 2018


On Fri, Aug 24, 2018, 21:45 Mark Connor <markconnor64 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Wondering if there is a best practice for volume creation. I don't see
> this information in the documentation. For example.
> I have a 10 node distribute-replicate setup with one large xfs filesystem
> mounted on each node.
> Is it OK for me to have just one xfs filesystem mounted and use
> subdirectories for my bricks for multiple volume creation?
> So I could have, lets say 10 different volumes but each using a brick as
> subdir on my single xfs filesystem on each node?
> In other words multiple bricks on one xfs filesystem per node?
I usually cut different logical volumes for each brick.

I create volumes on the fly and creating new filesystems for each node
> would be too much work.
> Your thoughts?
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