[CentOS] openfiler (was: using CentOS as an iSCSI server?)

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Wed Oct 21 00:13:50 UTC 2009


Alan McKay wrote:
>> If you don't need vmotion you could just use a small local disk to boot
>> the guest OS and let the guest do the iscsi connections itself for the
>> main part of its storage - in which case the software raid from
>> different targets should work.
> 
> Vmotion is a great selling feature of virtualization to win over nay-sayers :-)
> 
> However, once I get a quote I'll probably find out I cannot afford it anyway.

It does sound like a fun thing to have, but for most of the things where 
you'd want it, you really need a load-balanced farm that can tolerate a 
single machine being down for a while anyway.

-- 
   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com



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