[Beowulf] network filesystem

Joe Landman landman at scalableinformatics.com
Tue Mar 6 15:43:00 EST 2007


Warren Turkal wrote:
> On Tuesday 06 March 2007 05:42, Joe Landman wrote:
>> Using iSCSI targets and iSCSI initiators, you could build RAID5 or RAID6
>> across boxes using the linux MD device.  We have proposed this to some
>> financial customers using our JackRabbit unit.
> 
> Do you have the md device mounted on many systems? I didn't think the md 
> device was cluster aware.

md mounted on one system.  Stonith and a HA server pair (triple,...) on 
the front end doing the md.  With GFS/OCFS2/... you can have it 
active-active.

> 
> wt


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