3
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1answer
142 views

Choice of distributed filesystem for intensive reads and writes

I have a series of servers (HP ProLiant, 34 servers) each of which with 500 G of hard drive space. These servers are part of a computational cluster which runs processes that roughly fall into two ...
0
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1answer
81 views

In search of a distributed file-level filesystem [closed]

I'm looking for a distributed, fault-tolerant file-level (not block-level, preferably) filesystem for use in a small Linux-based HA cluster of sorts. The files that are stored will be fairly small ...
2
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1answer
222 views

How can I repair dir total-size with gluster self-heal

I build a glusterfs cluster, and the type is the Striped Replicated Volumes with 4 servers like that: Volume Name: test-volume Type: Striped-Replicate Volume ID: bdb596e6-a7d2-44a4-8791-1b4fdc57469c ...
5
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1answer
610 views

Linux Filesystem options for iSCSI shared storage

I am trying to determine my 'best choice' for a filesystem to use for a shared storage device that will be mounted via iSCSI across an indeterminate number of servers. Setup: 27TB Synology RS2212+ ...
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3answers
161 views

Appropriate network file system for huge (5+ Gb) files

I've got a number of servers used for HPC / cluster computing and I noticed that, given the fact that part of the computations they run use huge files over NFS, this causes significant bottlenecks. ...
2
votes
1answer
237 views

What makes Lustre faster and more scalable than NFS?

I have read in various places (e.g. here and here) that NFS' I/O performance does not scale, while Lustre's does, and that Lustre can deliver better I/O rates in general. There seem to be various ...
0
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1answer
108 views

Clustered file system on Linux

This is quite a general question but I need some advice on clustering apache linux servers ideally on VM. I have some apache servers that are being using that are highly used on space (i.e. each ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

High Availability NFS Server (Heartbeat/DRBD) long hang on clients when takeover occurs

We have a High Availability NFS environment using DRBD, heartbeat and nfs exposed to clients (Simular to the following https://help.ubuntu.com/community/HighlyAvailableNFS ). This seems to be a ...
2
votes
1answer
137 views

double mount check with ext3

I have two nodes connected to a SAN, and I want to be able to mount an ext3 partition on node B when node A goes down. I know I could use a shared filesystem, but for simplicity and performance I ...
1
vote
2answers
184 views

Shared block device file system (cluster file system without networking)

Is there any file system that can be mounted multiple times and supports concurrent file access for Linux? Basically I want something like a cluster file system but without the need to have a running ...
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2answers
65 views

Good Linux disaster-ready filesystem? [closed]

I'm working on this emergency open wi-fi network project and it includes a local website (nginx + MySQL). In order to eliminate SPOFs, we're going to setup at least two of everything (server, switch, ...
4
votes
2answers
465 views

Filesystem redundancy + speed

Looking for some input and if anyone has conquered this problem with a solution they feel confident about. Looking to setup a fault tolerant web environment. So the setup is a few nodes behind a ...
2
votes
5answers
3k views

mirrored filesystem across a few servers

I'm looking for a solution to mirror or replicate one directory (or one filesystem) across a few Linux servers. Ideal solution would be one, which permits all servers read-write access. I also want it ...
2
votes
5answers
812 views

linux clustered Filesystem

I currently have two CentOS Boxes providing NFS Services to multiple Web servers. Could someone recommand a file system which would mirror all files across both of these servers easily and ...
1
vote
2answers
307 views

How do cluster file systems avoid race conditions?

How do cluster file systems avoid the myriad of possible race conditions? I'm trying to get a grip on using a cluster file system in a Master-Master architecture. I'm thinking specifically about ...
1
vote
1answer
514 views

Clustering filesystem for small files

I'm looking for a distributed filesystem which I could use for storing lots of small files (<1MB usually). What I want to get is: 2 servers which have the fs mounted themselves and mirror the ...
0
votes
2answers
567 views

Shared storage for web cluster

Have a big question about shared/clustered/distributed file system for storage. It will shared storage for shared web hosting (web files + maildir) and OpenVZ containers storage . Have any one working ...
0
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2answers
415 views

Postgresql “Could not determine cluster encoding”

Background: I was migrating a system from one Ubuntu host to another and along with it a Postgresql database. Unfortunately I don't have access to the original server any longer and the backup file ...