Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
Nick, To be clear, if you're referring to zfs on linux as premature, then yes, I would agree. If you're saying that zfs is premature on solaris, or even freebsd, you would probably be very mistaken. Either way, this isn't about drbd… ~Noah On Nov 4, 2011, at 4:15 PM, Nick Khamis wrote: > For a premature filesystem with a lot more potential, I would go ceph.... > > Nick. > > On Fri, Nov 4, 2011 at 3:54 PM, Tobias Verbeke <tobias.verbeke at gmail.com> wrote: >> Hi Noah, >> >> On 11/04/2011 06:41 PM, Noah Mehl wrote: >> >>> Yes, theoretically, you could use drbd as primary/secondary as backing for >>> ZFS. But I would caution you against using ZFS on linux. THIS IS NOT >>> MATURE, and the people who made it usable haven't worked on it since April. >>> So, it doesn't look like it's actively supported. I would NEVER use this >>> on a production system. Instead consider using OpenIndiana and ZFS send and >>> receive instead. >> >> Many thanks for your insights. I saw some commit history at >> >> https://github.com/zfsonlinux/zfs >> >> but must admit I already experienced some surprising behaviour, >> so thanks again for sharing your assessment! >> >> Would ZFS send and receive be sufficient to take one system down >> for maintenance while the other 'automagically' takes over serving >> NFS or would that require some extra tools that come with OpenIndiana ? >> >> Best, >> Tobias >> >>> On Nov 4, 2011, at 1:31 PM, Tobias Verbeke wrote: >>> >>>> Dear list, >>>> >>>> We currently set up a storage server, >>>> using Ubuntu + ZFS kernel module and >>>> serve filesystems using NFS. >>>> >>>> Would DRBD be a solution to mirror this >>>> system and move towards a high-availability >>>> setup for storage or would I need to >>>> sacrifice ZFS ? >>>> >>>> Many thanks in advance for any pointer. >>>> >>>> Best, >>>> Tobias >>>> _______________________________________________ >>>> drbd-user mailing list >>>> drbd-user at lists.linbit.com >>>> http://lists.linbit.com/mailman/listinfo/drbd-user >>> >>> >>> Scanned for viruses and content by the Tranet Spam Sentinel service. >>> _______________________________________________ >>> drbd-user mailing list >>> drbd-user at lists.linbit.com >>> http://lists.linbit.com/mailman/listinfo/drbd-user >>> >> >> _______________________________________________ >> drbd-user mailing list >> drbd-user at lists.linbit.com >> http://lists.linbit.com/mailman/listinfo/drbd-user >>