[Gluster-users] Kernel NFS on GlusterFS

Joe Julian joe at julianfamily.org
Thu Mar 8 18:06:51 UTC 2018

On 03/07/18 14:47, Jim Kinney wrote:
> [snip]. 
> The gluster-fuse client works but is slower than most people like. I 
> use the fuse process in my setup at work. ...

Depending on the use case and configuration. With client-side caching 
and cache invalidation, a good number of the performance complaints can 
be addressed in a similar (better) way to how nfs makes things fast.

> On Wed, 2018-03-07 at 14:50 -0500, Ben Mason wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I'm designing a 2-node, HA NAS that must support NFS. I had planned 
>> on using GlusterFS native NFS until I saw that it is being 
>> deprecated. Then, I was going to use GlusterFS + NFS-Ganesha until I 
>> saw that the Ganesha HA support ended after 3.10 and its replacement 
>> is still a WIP. So, I landed on GlusterFS + kernel NFS + corosync & 
>> pacemaker, which seems to work quite well. Are there any performance 
>> issues or other concerns with using GlusterFS as a replication layer 
>> and kernel NFS on top of that?
>> Thanks!
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