[CentOS] NAS Storage server question
lgroups at waagmeester.co.za
Thu Jun 18 11:25:29 UTC 2009
On Fri, 2009-06-12 at 22:59 +0200, Giuseppe Fuggiano wrote:
> 2009/6/11 Coert Waagmeester <lgroups at waagmeester.co.za>:
> > Hello all,
> > At our office a have a server running 3 Xen domains. Mail server, etc.
> > I want to make this setup more redundant.
> > There are a few howtos on the combination of Xen, DRBD, and heartbeat.
> > That is probably the best way.
> I am using a combination of DRBD+GFS. Since v8.2, DRBD  can be
> configured in dual-primary mode . You can mount your local
> partitions in r/w mode using a Distributed Lock Manager and GFS. It
> works pretty well in my case, both my partitions are correctly
> replicated at device block level. Please, note that with this
> solution you have to configure a fence device to preserve the file
> system integrity. The DRBD documentation contains everything you need
> to realize this solution.
>  http://www.drbd.org/users-guide/
>  http://www.drbd.org/users-guide/s-dual-primary-mode.html
Thanks, I will give this a bash, trying to set up GFS now. (very hairy!)
What is you guys opinion on OCFS and GlusterFS? Or am I better off
sticking with GFS?
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