[Samba] ubuntu, ocfs2 with cman and ctdb

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Mon Jun 20 18:27:03 MDT 2011

On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 03:18:02PM -0600, charles wrote:
> hi guys,
> we're evaluating the available clustering options to get ctdb up and running
> for a highly available file server.
> we've set up both gluster and ocfs2 both on seperate 2 node setups.
> ocfs2 seems to provide better throughput and iops to samba clients than does
> gluster and that is comparing a single node server to a ctdb clustered 2
> node server.
> problem with ocfs2 is that i've been unable to configure it to utilize
> cman's stack  to provide proper locking for ctdb. gfs2 is up next.
> does anyone have any pointers/tutorials/document for getting ocfs2 set up
> with cman on ubunutu?

Jim Mcdonough and his team @ SuSE has done most of the work
looking at Samba/CTDB with ocfs2.

Jim, any comments ?


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