[Gluster-users] Replica 3 scale out and ZFS bricks

Alexander Iliev ailiev+gluster at mamul.org
Fri Sep 18 14:01:27 UTC 2020

On 9/17/20 4:47 PM, Strahil Nikolov wrote:
>   I guess I misunderstood you - if I decode the diagram correctly it should be OK , you will always have at least 2 bricks available after a node get's down.
> It would be way simpler if you add a 5th node (VM probably) as an arbiter and switch to 'replica 3 arbiter 1'.

Yep, I would add an arbiter node in this case.

What I wanted to make sure was my understanding of the way GlusterFS is 
able to scale is correct. Specifically expanding a volume by adding one 
storage node to the current setup.

Thanks, Strahil.

Best regards,
alexander iliev

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