glusterfs

Stephen John Smoogen smooge at gmail.com
Thu Feb 2 22:09:05 UTC 2012


On 2 February 2012 13:52, Kevin Fenzi <kevin at scrye.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 1 Feb 2012 18:04:56 -0700
> Stephen John Smoogen <smooge at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On 1 February 2012 12:32, Kevin Fenzi <kevin at scrye.com> wrote:
>> > Greetings.
>> >
>>
>> > - Web/static content? Right now we rsync that to all the proxies
>> > every hour. If we had a gluster volume for it, we could just build
>> > and rsync to the gluster instance. Or if the build doesn't do
>> > anything wacky, just build on there.
>>
>> I think of the items this sounds the best. One of the issues we have
>> to make sure of is how gluster deals with lossy networks. Most of the
>> wlan filesystems assume that the networks will be rather stable and
>> fast which we do not have complete say over.
>
> Right. Will do some testing on slow links. Nothing is going to be 100%
> wonderfull on a slow link tho. ;)

Well there is 80% wonderful and there is website is not working at all :).

>> The second item is how
>> does selinux and other items work on top of gluster?
>
> No selinux. Everything has a fuse label.

Ah ok.

>> I think we need to set up a test environment at say osuosl,
>> serverbeach, telia and bodhost and see how it handles traffic over
>> various items. I am not sure we are going to get it outside/inside of
>> RH with the current firewalls and needs.
>
> it should pass over the vpn just fine. (at least for mounts).

Oh I didn't think about the VPN.

> I'll see about setting up a test at some remote places and see how it
> does. Perhaps I will use serverbeach06 for one end and make a new
> test/dev instance somewhere in phx2 for the other (although it will
> need a vpn).
>
> kevin
>
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