[Gluster-users] high load when copy directory with many files

Adrian Quintero adrianquintero at gmail.com
Mon Oct 5 18:27:11 UTC 2020

Have you tried tuned profiles? random-io
what type of storage are you using, spinning or SSD?

Just guessing here,  if you can provide a bit more details maybe someone
has already ran into this and has found a solution


Adrian Quinter

On Mon, Oct 5, 2020, 1:55 PM Marco Lerda - FOREACH S.R.L. <
marco.lerda at foreach.it> wrote:

> hi,
> we use glusterfs on a php application that have many small php files
> images etc...
> We use glusterfs in replication mode.
> We have 2 nodes connected in fiber with 100MBps and less than 1 ms latency.
> We have also an arbiter on slower network (but the issue is there also
> without the arbiter).
> When we copy a directory (cp command) with many files, cpu usage and
> load explode raplidly,
> our application become inaccessible until the copy ends.
> I wonder if is that normal or we have done something wrong.
> I know that glusterfs is not indicated with many small files, and I know
> that it slow down,
> but I want to avoid that a simple copy of a directory will put down out
> application.
> Any suggestion?
> Thanks a lot
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