kraemer at avarteq
Jun 14, 2012, 11:35 PM
Post #6 of 8
Am Montag, den 11.06.2012, 08:01 -0600 schrieb Joe Topjian:
> Hi Heiko,
> Thank you for the information.
> With regard to your cloudway, do you find that you get acceptable
> transfer rates given your NFS service is hosted in an instance - or do
> you see a noticeable decrease in performance due to virtualization
hmmm not good but acceptable. I'm using kvm atm with virtio drivers and
the transfer rate is ok. I think you shold decide matching the
respective application pupose if the transfer rate enough or not.
> How many instances are using your cloud NFS server?
It's a cluster of servers. I'm using glusterfs and a loadbalancing with
I can't get an answer of this question for "one" server. You have to
many facts (like lan throughput, hdd capacity, hdd performance and so
on) to answer this.
> Thanks again,
> On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 5:28 AM, Heiko KrÃ¤mer <kraemer [at] avarteq>
> Hey Guys,
> so i'm using NFS with OpenStack.
> I see two solutions, the cloud way and the "shared services"
> way :).
> * Attach a volume to your NFS instance.
> * Mount the attached volume to /var/exports/ or where ever you
> want. But
> you need to configure this in NFS.
> * Export you directories to the various fixed IP's of your
> internal network
> => Instance failes ..... so i'm using chef to install and
> configure all
> my instances automatically. It's no problem then if the
> instance go in
> error state. Maybe a reboot of the instance helps but if not
> you need an
> Shared services:
> We use a couple of shared services like DB-Clusters (postgres,
> mongodb), rabbitmq, mailserver and NFS.
> But this way is more complex because you need static routes on
> compute node. Melange can configure static routes but i think
> it's to
> oversized to use melange only for routing. So changed the code
> of the
> network manager to configure my routes. It's not a big deal
> beacuase i
> need only 2 static routes ;)
> I hope this short answer helps you a little bit or shows an
> other way :>
> Am 10.06.2012 11:29, schrieb Igor Laskovy:
> > +1 to this request! This is very interested to me too.
> > On Sat, Jun 9, 2012 at 6:37 PM, Joe Topjian
> <joe.topjian [at] cybera> wrote:
> >> Hello,
> >> I did not want to diverge too far off topic with the
> current Live Migration
> >> thread.
> >> I'm wondering if anyone would mind sharing their NFS
> >> details?
> >> For example: have you settled on a ratio of NFS Servers to
> Compute Nodes?
> >> Are you using NFS service on Linux or a commercial filer
> such as a NetApp
> >> appliance?
> >> Diego mentioned using NFS for all aspects of OpenStack -
> including volumes.
> >> I was wondering if you could explain that a little bit
> >> Thanks,
> >> Joe
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