Introduction & RE: Clustering with Freebsd
yfyoufeng at 263.net
Wed May 11 19:26:34 PDT 2005
在 2005-05-11三的 11:01 -0500，Craig Lewis写道：
> Brilliant, this sounds like a great alternative to iscsi! ? So
> potentially the 6.0 release might contain aoe? On roughly that time
> I have had extensive discussion on another list about building a free
> bsd based mail server. Since currently our mail server is not that
Can you tell where is the discussion ?
> heavily loaded I was thinking I might could get away with gigabit, NFS,
> and maildir format to 'share' the filesystem between the nodes. Then as
That's what we are developing now.
> we grew as a company, maybe we could better afford network attatched
> storage, and maybe there would be better support in bsd for things like
Yes, also the unlimited-disk-space netdisk we supply ;)
> iscsi or now AOE. Yes, I know the TCPIP stack and gigabit would consume
> lots of cpu, but both of these are getting cheaper and cheaper, and
> again.. .we are not even close to a high load situation.
> Any one have comments, experience, or suggestions on the above, or an
> even better way to share file systems on io intensive servers like mail
> servers. ? I would be interested to hear any summary reports on using
> network attatched storage on freebsd. i.e. lessons learned.
We drink the same water :)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-cluster at freebsd.org
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-cluster at freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Christian
> Sent: Wednesday, May 11, 2005 10:42 AM
> To: Phil E.
> Cc: FreeBSD Clustering List
> Subject: Re: Introduction & RE: Clustering with Freebsd
> On Wed, May 11, 2005 at 09:25:43AM -0600, Phil E. wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > My name is Philip Elder. I reside in St. Albert Alberta, Canada.
> > My wife and I run our own I.T. business here primarily focused on
> > infrastructure though I still use the command line more than the GUI.
> > I am pretty green when it comes to FreeBSD. I am learning, slowly. My
> > is to build clusters, cluster based storage solutions, and some other
> > jumping around in my mind. I chose FreeBSD because of its stability.
> BTW, I
> > do not have any programming experience at this time but I am willing
> > learn to as well. I do have a fair amount of server based
> > design, implementation, and support experience though (I've been in
> > industry since the early 1990's).
> > I have been doing a lot of research and am wondering if perhaps this
> may be
> > a place to start as far as a file system foundation:
> > http://wiki.ethereal.com/ATA_20Over_20Ethernet
> > Here is more from the developer:
> > http://www.coraid.com/documents/SATAEtherDrive.pdf
> > Please feel free to let me know if I am way off base here as this is a
> > way for me to learn! ;)
> Hi Philip,
> the author of that ATA over Ethernet driver has been a committer for a
> few month and will probably import it into the source tree.
> - Christian
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