[Gluster-users] master volume

richard lucassen mailinglists at lucassen.org
Thu Aug 15 08:25:03 UTC 2019

On Thu, 15 Aug 2019 09:12:43 +0530
Shwetha Acharya <sacharya at redhat.com> wrote:

> Consider that you have a volume, named vol1. Now you want to have a
> replica of it, for disaster recovery. What do you do? You will create
> a new volume, say, repica-vol1 in a different cluster.
> To replicate data from vol1 to replica-vol1, you will set up a geo-rep
> session between vol1 and replica-vol1. In geo-replication, we call
> your primary volume vol1 as master. The replicated volume
> replica-vol1 is called slave. We call it master and slave because you
> will see unidirectional sync of data from master volume(vol1) to
> slave volume(replica-vol1).
> Hope this helps.

Yep, thnx, that's much clearer now.


richard lucassen

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