[DRBD-user] difference in speed when using external metadata

Bart Coninckx bart.coninckx at telenet.be
Sun Jan 9 17:03:12 CET 2011

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Hi all,

am reading the Novell docs on DRBD and one of the ways they mention to speed 
up DRBD is using external metadata. Possibly a hard question to answer but 
could someone indicate by what degree this would enhance speed (provided using 
a sufficient fast disk for the metadata, like a SSD)?



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