[Gluster-users] Deployment (round 2)

Krishna Srinivas krishna at zresearch.com
Sat Sep 20 12:41:20 PDT 2008


Paolo,

You could mount toaster's partition on head node using iscsi.
Run glusterfs server on head node exporting the two partitions.
Run glusterfs client on the researcher's nodes.

Krishna

2008/9/18 Paolo Supino <paolo.supino at gmail.com>:
> Hi
>
>   now that I have a new shiney parallel filesystem :-) I want to take
> it a step forward (the fun never ends ;-) ) ...
>   A few words on my HPC cluster:
> 1. The private network between the compute nodes, head and toaster
> (Netapp FAS 2020) is Gigabit Ethernet.
> 2. The toaster exports 2.1 and 5.1 TB volumes served over NFSv3 (ouch..)
> 3. Only the head node is multi homed and connected to the faculty
> network, where the researchers are ...
>
>   What I thought of doing:
> 1. Re export the toaster using iSCSI.
> 2. Mount the iSCSI exports on the head and add them to the gluster
> volume. This is pretty straight forward :-) and voilà I have a uniform
> 9.3TB volume ...
> 3. The last part is the tricky part that I still have to figure out:
> have the researchers be able to be gluster clients of this volume
> without exposing the private network to the faculty network (I don't
> want to NFS export it)
>
>
>
>
> --
> Paolo
> _______________________________________________
> Gluster-users mailing list
> Gluster-users at gluster.org
> http://zresearch.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/gluster-users
>



More information about the Gluster-users mailing list