[Gluster-users] tuning glusterfs?
sujiannming at gmail.com
Thu Jan 21 08:27:25 PST 2010
On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 5:49 PM, pkoelle <pkoelle at gmail.com> wrote:
> This looks suspicious. Is this a gfs2 mount? what kind of performance do you
> get wen running bonnie++ directly against /mnt/gluster/gfs2?
Bonnie++ command: ./bonnie++ -u 99:99 -d /mnt/gluster/gfs2 -s 2000
Version 1.96 ------Sequential Output------ --Sequential Input- --Random-
Concurrency 1 -Per Chr- --Block-- -Rewrite- -Per Chr- --Block-- --Seeks--
Machine Size K/sec %CP K/sec %CP K/sec %CP K/sec %CP K/sec %CP /sec %CP
localhost.loc 2000M 74 99 39432 12 27308 10 836 99 65104 9 351.5 11
Latency 179ms 1207ms 429ms 109ms 109ms 215ms
Version 1.96 ------Sequential Create------ --------Random Create--------
localhost.localdoma -Create-- --Read--- -Delete-- -Create-- --Read--- -Delete--
files /sec %CP /sec %CP /sec %CP /sec %CP /sec %CP /sec %CP
16 23991 81 +++++ +++ +++++ +++ 17007 57 +++++ +++ +++++ +++
Latency 1276us 1189us 787us 1183us 438us 2813us
> Can you leave out some of the performance/* translators and also try a
> "real" network interface with lower MTU values to see of that helps? I had
> terrible results with bigger MTU (6500) and bigger values for
> net.core.(r/w)mem_max in /etc/sysctl.conf. IOPS where in the range of 5/sec.
GlusterFS server and client are running on the same system, so there's
no network latency involved at all. I don't see how introducing the
network layer into this would help. Blame it on gluster or fuse, but
the reality is glusterfs read performance, in a simple base config, is
1/10th of the native file system. In order to have this be worthwhile
at all, I'd have to stripe the data across at least 10 servers to get
the same read performance. This may be a legitimate setup, but it's
not what I need out of gluster. I need the replication capabilities
out of gluster and the ability for the node to read the local copy
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