[DRBD-user] DRBD for 1tb+ of data?

Philipp Reisner philipp.reisner at linbit.com
Wed Feb 9 17:01:34 CET 2005

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
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Am Mittwoch, 9. Februar 2005 16:29 schrieb Nate Carlson:
> I've used DRBD for smallish amounts of data (~50-75gb) without any
> problems before, but have a case where it could be syncronizing about 1tb
> of data. It'll be a normal-ish file server with lots of old data -
> probably only 10-20gb changing each day. Just curious if there are any
> gotcha's for this situation, or if it's a fairly normal environment for
> drbd. The plan is to have two identical servers, running in an
> active/standby configuration with heartbeat, using Samba to serve the
> files up to a bunch of Windows clients.
> Appreciate any comments - thanks!

We operate a cluster which has a 3.5 TB and a 1.5 TB LV mirrored by
(As long as you do not want to go bejond the 4 TB storage limit of 
 DRBD's metadata... )

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