[Gluster-users] [Gluster-infra] Gluster HA

Sankarshan Mukhopadhyay sankarshan.mukhopadhyay at gmail.com
Thu Mar 28 00:00:44 UTC 2019

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On Thu, Mar 28, 2019 at 1:13 AM Guy Boisvert
<guy.boisvert at ingtegration.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>      New to this mailing list.  I'm seeking people advice for GlusterFS
> HA in the context of KVM Virtual Machines (VM) storage. We have 3 x KVM
> servers that use a 3 x GlusterFS nodes.  The Volumes are 3 way replicate.
>      My question is: You guys, what is your network architecture / setup
> for GlusterFS HA?  I read many articles on the internet. Many people are
> talking about bonding to a switch but i don't consider this as a good
> solution.  I'd like to have Gluster and KVM servers linked to at least 2
> switches to have switch / wire and network car redundancy.
>      I saw people using 2 x dumb switches with bonding mode 6 on their
> servers with mii monitoring.  It seems to be about good but it could
> append that mii is up but frames / packets won't flow. So it this case,
> i can't imagine how the servers would handle this.
>      Another setup is dual dumb switches and running Quagga on the
> servers (OSPF / ECMP).  This seems to be the best setup, what do you
> think?  Do you have experience with one of those setups?  What are your
> thoughts on this?  Ah and lastly, how can i search in the list?
> Thanks!
> Guy
> --
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