[Gluster-users] linux raid0 vs gluster raid0

Mickey Mazarick mic at digitaltadpole.com
Fri Sep 24 05:50:34 PDT 2010


  Use the linux software raid first. Gluster is best used between 
servers as an additional level of raid.  If I remember your setup 
correctly it would be best to do a linux software raid 5 then mirror 
with another server for redundancy.

-Mic


On 9/24/2010 3:51 AM, Jeremy Enos wrote:
>  Hardware being best, what's better between software and gluster?
>
> On 9/23/2010 10:55 PM, Craig Carl wrote:
>> Jeremy -
>>    The absolute best would be hardware RAID. If that isn't an option 
>> mdadm (linux) is your better choice.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Craig
>>
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>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>> *From: *"Jeremy Enos" <jenos at ncsa.uiuc.edu>
>> *To: *gluster-users at gluster.org
>> *Sent: *Thursday, September 23, 2010 12:13:25 PM
>> *Subject: *[Gluster-users] linux raid0 vs gluster raid0
>>
>>   Suppose I've got 5 disks in a system connected to my IB network, and I
>> want to host a Gluster filesystem on it for max I/O  (large block,
>> multiple client).
>> Should I raid0 the 5 disks at the linux level, or the gluster level?
>> thx-
>>
>>      Jeremy
>>
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