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Re: [Xen-users] what do you recommend for cluster fs ??

On Sep 23, 2006, at 7:44 AM, Anand Gupta wrote:

I was wondering what people use / recommend for a cluster fs for use with xen ?

We use GFS.

Also with this cluster fs, will the domU's be using flat files / lvm ? (it should be the former as per my guess since these flat files will be stored on the cluster fs, but then won't performance hit will be there for these domU's ? )

We use CLVM.

I don't want to invest in a san/ nas solution, just looking for cost effective.

You can actually get *both* a SAN/cost effective solution from these folks:


We're very impressed with what they're offering.

Works as advertised!

Right now i have a single server which i will use for the cluster fs and slowly add more servers to the cluster as and when i need more space. Atleast thats what i have thought till now.

You need to be careful with clustering. We're using it for high availability and scalability, but if you make the wrong decisions, you'll end up with lower reliability.

-- Tom Mornini

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