[PVE-User] Proxmox extended to support the Lustre high-performance filesystem
tony at zakula.com
Fri Jun 3 15:35:00 CEST 2011
Hey, that is really cool. Thanks for sharing!
On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 9:08 PM, Paul Gray <gray at cs.uni.edu> wrote:
> As a proof of concept (and just for the fun of it), we've implemented
> support for the high-performance filesystem, Lustre, in Proxmox at our
> institution. A small demonstration of live migration with a Debian VM whose
> root filesystem is supported over a distributed lustre implementation can be
> found here:
> This is a token implementation taken fresh off of our initial success in
> live migration over Lustre today. Nonetheless, the changes to the Proxmox
> plumbing and the kernel tweaks required should have few problems porting
> over to our larger Proxmox clusters which support InfiniBand.
> The point of our small proof-of-concept demonstrated in the above screencast
> was to see:
> - if it was do-able (we did it, so it is do-able)
> - if it was feasible (we tested it with benchmarks, and it's feasible)
> - if it is fully scalable to > 20Gbps Infiniband networks and multiple
> distributed Lustre metadata servers (yet to be carried out).
> Comments, questions on the implementation, suggestions, and requests for
> particular benchmarks are welcome.
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