Open-source, clustered file system designed to scale to several petabytes and handle thousands of clients.

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Is GlusterFS suitable for intermittent connections

I'm a bit paranoid about data loss, and have a Laptop running DRBD (on Ubuntu) so that when I'm at home my data is RAIDED across the network in real time - and if take my laptop out, data is synced on ...
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Failover strategies for home server (RAID, gluster, etc.)

I have a Raspberry PI at home, running Raspian and some servers like Apache, MySQL and ssh. The Raspberry is directly connected (LAN) to the home router and to a 2TB external ext4-formatted hard ...
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Chown only single GlusterFS mount point

Is it possible to setup different ownership over mounted GFS partitions? I have 6 docker containers, each one is doing mount -t glusterfs but the containers have different users that are writing to ...
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How to setup private network within 2 VM on Virtualbox

I am running 2 VMs on Virtualbox instances with Ubuntu 14.04 as guest system. My goal is to connect them via a private network in order to run glusterfs between them. Unfortunatelly glusterfs returns ...
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One fileserver and two replicated nodes with samba daemon

I have to set up a new infrastructure for a project. We have two offices with a slow up- and downlink (2 MBit SDSL) to the internet and one server C with a 100 MBit link to the internet. Then there ...
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How to Glusterfs reload the gluster volume/bricks info

I have setup GlusterFS (3.5.3) replicated volumes on top of LVM on two identical Ubuntu 14.04 servers(vmware workstation). they are working fine.i want to know how to reload the gluster brick/volume ...
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How to enable xattr through a NFS share?

I am playing around in a small homelab. I am trying to set up cluster using glusterfs, which needs to be able to use xattrs. Unfortunately, I am also using NFS to store my OpenVZ container files, and ...
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Can we use Ceph or Gluster FS to avoid IO bottleneck to start many VMs?

AIM: I want to start 50s of VM on s single server or on a set of PCs. Scenerio: I tried to boot 15 VM on a single server with enough computing power(processor) and RAM but disk is a bottleneck in ...
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How can I make autofs mount an NFS volume served from localhost?

I have a pair of web servers running GlusterFS 3.3.0 providing a single replicated volume. Clients connect via NFS, and the web servers are also clients. Gluster gets very unhappy if the files it ...