[Pacemaker] offtopic scalable block-device

Florian Haas florian at hastexo.com
Fri Mar 16 06:15:51 EDT 2012

On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 11:06 AM, Vladislav Bogdanov
<bubble at hoster-ok.com> wrote:
> 16.03.2012 12:13, ruslan usifov wrote:
>> Hello
>> I search a solution for scalable block device (dist that can extend if
>> we add some machines to cluster). Only what i find accepten on my task
>> is ceph + RDB, but ceph on my test i very unstable(regulary crash of all
>> it daemons) + have poor integration with pacemaker. So does anybody
>> recommend some solution???
> I'm now investigating possibilities of using Lustre+DRBD+pacemaker.
> Lustre is now available for EL6 thanks whamcloud and others.

That's an option for a scalable _filesystem_, but the OP's question
was about a block device, and to the best of my knowledge Lustre
doesn't offer that. Unless you want to use loop devices in Lustre,
which sounds awkward to say the least.


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