Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
OK, Thank you very much for these explanations. I already use DRBD on two nodes with two disk and everything works fine. I was just wondering if I could use DRBD in this situation, I have the answer now :) Thanx Sig 2010/1/25 Lars Ellenberg <lars.ellenberg at linbit.com> > On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 01:13:32PM +0100, Reykjavik hindisvik wrote: > > thanx for your answer. > > > > ... Even if the 2 partitions are 2 SCSI targets? do you think I can do > > software RAID on 2 iscsi parts? > > That is what you get for not providing enough context ;) > > DRBD is for replication between two nodes, > which typically form a HA cluster and/or desaster recovery group. > > DRBD is not the "I want my SANs to replicate, > but don't want to pay the licence" solution. > > DRBD is the solution to _replace_ your single SAN box > with a clustering solution, using e.g. Pacemaker + DRBD + iSCSI (+ NFS, > + SAMBA), and direct attached storage on the cluster nodes. For the > price of one SAN, you can get the whole cluster + LINBIT support ;) > > > Of course, that does not help you once you have those SANs already. > > > So, YES, of course you can utilize DRBD to replicate between SANs, as > well. Typically you'd have your SANs in different fire section (or > different sites, even), and have (at least) one DRBD "head" node for > each SAN. We at LINBIT have encountered quite a few interesting setups > in that area. > > > If you want to repliate within _one_ node, however, > that is not DRBD's job. > > > -- > : Lars Ellenberg > : LINBIT | Your Way to High Availability > : DRBD/HA support and consulting http://www.linbit.com > > DRBD® and LINBIT® are registered trademarks of LINBIT, Austria. > __ > please don't Cc me, but send to list -- I'm subscribed > _______________________________________________ > drbd-user mailing list > drbd-user at lists.linbit.com > http://lists.linbit.com/mailman/listinfo/drbd-user > -------------- next part -------------- An HTML attachment was scrubbed... URL: <http://lists.linbit.com/pipermail/drbd-user/attachments/20100125/54f80e19/attachment.htm>