[Gluster-users] How to use gluster for WAN/Data Center replication

Count Zero countz at gmail.com
Wed Mar 9 20:27:00 PST 2011


Thank you very much for the Sector info, I have been dying to find something like this for some time now.
Will try it out during the weekend on a small cluster of machines that are on WAN (20 nodes).


On Mar 10, 2011, at 6:51 AM, 沈允中 wrote:

> Hi, 
> According to my understanding, there is no data replication mechanism for WAN.
> I know that Sector file system have this function you want and it uses enhanced UDT protocol.
> The way you can use in Gluster is to replicate data by using the original TCP protocol.
> But it is influenced by network a lot.
> I tried this way before but the performance was not good.
> I asked gluster.com about the question and they said they are going to provide the function this year, for your reference.
> 
> Best Regards, 
> Sylar Shen
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: gluster-users-bounces at gluster.org [mailto:gluster-users-bounces at gluster.org] On Behalf Of Mohit Anchlia
> Sent: Thursday, March 10, 2011 8:44 AM
> To: gluster-users at gluster.org
> Subject: [Gluster-users] How to use gluster for WAN/Data Center replication
> 
> How to setup gluster for WAN/Data Center replication? Are there others
> using it this way?
> 
> Also, how to make the writes asynchronuous for data center replication?
> 
> We have a requirement to replicate data to other data center as well.
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