[PVE-User] ProxmoxVE 2 - sheepdog working?

Muhammad Yousuf Khan sirtcp at gmail.com
Wed Nov 2 06:51:37 CET 2011


Thanks bro. :)

On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 10:20 AM, Dietmar Maurer <dietmar at proxmox.com> wrote:

> >  sorry for asking newbie , but with reference to the email trail i
> thought asking in
> > new thread it would be a good idea to ask it here.can any one tell me
> what are
> > the key benefits of sheepdog. actually i read an small article about it.
> its a
> > distributed storage. it divides a image in to fix size objects and place
> them on
> > diffrent nodes.
>
> Yes, it is a distributed, redundant storage.
>
> > as per my understading VM images is stored in peaces on
> > distributed nodes. but what is the benefit here.
>
> Data is stored on more than one node.
>
> > actually what i see according to
> > the following article is that if one node goes down then whole VM is
> going to
> > crash.
>
> but you can start it again on another node.
>
> > secondly i dont see any thing  improved other then disk IO (correct me
> if i
> > am wrong) but how high avaiability works in speed dog.
>
> Sheepdog is a storage provider, not a HA provider.
> For HA you need 'rgmanager' or tools like that.
>
> - Dietmar
>
>
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