[PVE-User] DRBD+ Proxmox2.1 + Debian Squeeze

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Mon Aug 27 12:17:01 CEST 2012

GlusterFS would be better suited for 3 or more servers.

We have been using it in production for 1year, with excellent results.

On 2012/08/27 11:12 AM, Martin Maurer wrote:
>> Subject: Re: [PVE-User] DRBD+ Proxmox2.1 + Debian Squeeze
>> Thanks, ill read this. for new bie like me :) its kinda seems hard to understand
>> but ill learn it with no problem,
>> but there is a question of mine. since Proxmox team highly supporting DRBD.
>> i have seen this in last version 1.9 and now in 2.1.
> [Martin Maurer] 
> No, we do not "highly support" DRBD. This is for expert use only.
>> i was talking to a guys in mailing list they were building openfiler with HW
>> RAID1 as a SAN solution for virtualization.
>> so my question is, why proxmox team dont promote openfiler or open-iscsi
>> as a cheap back end? is there any stability issue or some thing. i know there
>> are pros and cons for every project/product however just to clear my
>> concept i am asking this.
> [Martin Maurer] 
> Openfiler is a SAN distribution, among many others - no problem to use with Proxmox VE.
> DRBD is a replication software - mirroring block devices via network. (e.g. Openfiler can use DRBD to replicate two Openfilers to the Openfiler HA)
> Martin
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