[PVE-User] Ceph or Gluster

Mohamed Sadok Ben Jazia benjazia.mohamedsadok at gmail.com
Fri Apr 22 15:00:47 CEST 2016

Thank you Eneko,
I read in proxmox forum that distributed storage needs 10GBit or faster on
the local network and a dedicated network.
Could you detail your used infrastructure to see if it matches those

On 22 April 2016 at 12:06, Eneko Lacunza <elacunza at binovo.es> wrote:

> Hi Mohamed,
> El 22/04/16 a las 12:42, Mohamed Sadok Ben Jazia escribió:
>> Hello list,
>> In order to set a high scalable proxmox infrastructure with a number of
>> clusters, i plan to use distributed storing system, for this i have some
>> questions.
>> 1- I have a choice between Ceph and Gluster, which is better for proxmox.
> I have no experience with Gluster, Ceph has been great for our use.
>> 2- Is it better to install one of those systems on the nodes or on
>> separated servers.
> Better on separated systems, but works quite well on the same systems if
> the load is ok. Proxmox Ceph Server integration is very nice and saves lots
> of work.
>> 3- Can this architecture realise a stable product, with VM and LXC
>> migration (not live migration), store backups and snapshots, store iso
>> files and lxc container templates.
> In order to use Ceph for backups and ISO/templates, you'll have to use
> CephFS. It is considered experimental in current Ceph version in Proxmox
> (Hammer) but today a new Ceph LTS version has been released (Jewel), that
> marks CephFS stable and production-ready. I think this will be integrated
> in Proxmox shortly, developers are talking about this in the mailing list
> today.
> I use NFS for backups and ISO/templates. For our storage needs this is
> enough.
> Cheers
> Eneko
> --
> Zuzendari Teknikoa / Director Técnico
> Binovo IT Human Project, S.L.
> Telf. 943493611
>       943324914
> Astigarraga bidea 2, planta 6 dcha., ofi. 3-2; 20180 Oiartzun (Gipuzkoa)
> www.binovo.es
> _______________________________________________
> pve-user mailing list
> pve-user at pve.proxmox.com
> http://pve.proxmox.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/pve-user

More information about the pve-user mailing list