[Gluster-users] GlusterFS Preformance

Stephan von Krawczynski skraw at ithnet.com
Thu Jul 9 05:49:57 PDT 2009


On Thu, 9 Jul 2009 09:33:59 +0100
"Hiren Joshi" <josh at moonfruit.com> wrote:

>  
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Stephan von Krawczynski [mailto:skraw at ithnet.com] 
> > Sent: 09 July 2009 09:08
> > To: Liam Slusser
> > Cc: Hiren Joshi; gluster-users at gluster.org
> > Subject: Re: [Gluster-users] GlusterFS Preformance
> > 
> > On Wed, 8 Jul 2009 10:05:58 -0700
> > Liam Slusser <lslusser at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 
> > > You have to remember that when you are writing with NFS 
> > you're writing to
> > > one node, where as your gluster setup below is copying the 
> > same data to two
> > > nodes;  so you're doubling the bandwidth.  Dont expect nfs 
> > like performance
> > > on writing with multiple storage bricks.  However read 
> > performance should be
> > > quite good.
> > > liam
> > 
> > Do you think this problem can be solved by using 2 storage 
> > bricks on two
> > different network cards on the client?
> 
> I'd be surprised if the bottleneck here was the network. I'm testing on
> a xen network but I've only been given one eth per slice.

Do you mean your clients and servers are virtual XEN installations (on the
same physical box) ?

Regards,
Stephan




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