[Linux-cluster] using lacie ethernet disk raid as shared storage

Jeff Sturm jeff.sturm at eprize.com
Thu Jun 25 13:40:51 UTC 2009

> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-cluster-bounces at redhat.com [mailto:linux-cluster-bounces at redhat.com]
> On Behalf Of Gordan Bobic
> Sent: Thursday, June 25, 2009 8:01 AM
> To: linux clustering
> Subject: Re: [Linux-cluster] using lacie ethernet disk raid as shared storage
> On Thu, 25 Jun 2009 13:15:56 +0200, ESGLinux <esggrupos at gmail.com> wrote:
> > ok, I´m always afraid with data corruption and thougth I will have
> > problems with this, but If you think that there is not problem I´ll
> folow your
> > advice ( at my own risk of course, ;-)
> NFS is designed for concurrent access, it shouldn't cause corruption. And
> anyway, your apache web data is likely to be read-only in most cases
> anyway. Don't put things like database files into shared access areas,
> though - that generally won't work, and even when it does, performance will
> be appalling.

Or if you still want the redundancy of RHCS and go the DRBD route, you can always use the shared device for backups.  (That's the ONLY thing I use NFS for these days.)

As a plus, you won't have to tell your customer he can't use his NAS appliance :)


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