Clustering with Freebsd

Eric Anderson anderson at centtech.com
Wed May 11 20:49:08 PDT 2005


yf-263 wrote:
> 在 2005-05-11三的 22:31 -0500,Eric Anderson写道:
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>>yf-263 wrote:
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>>>在 2005-05-11三的 09:10 -0500,Eric Anderson写道:
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>>>>Dmitriy Kirhlarov wrote:
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>>>>>Hi Eric!
>>>>>
>>>>>On Wed, 11 May 2005, Eric Anderson wrote:
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>>>>>>Dmitriy Kirhlarov wrote:
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>>>>>>>Hi Brent!
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>On Fri, 29 Apr 2005, Brent wrote:
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>>>>>>>>I have a webhosting business all runnning on various Freebsd i386 boxes. 
>>>>>>>>I was wondering if there are any good howto's on doing this ? The 
>>>>>>>>services id like to cluster are,
>>>>>>>>apache
>>>>>>>>sendmail
>>>>>>>>bind 9.2.3
>>>>>>>>UW imap
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>replace to cyrus imapd.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>read about gmirror, carp, ggated.
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>>>>>>How would gmirror and ggated help?
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>Replicate data between two hosts, but it not very fine solution -- cached data not replicate to second node, when first node die.
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>>>>And it would only be for failover, not for load distribution/balancing.
>>>>
>>>>We really need a clustered filesystem for FreeBSD..
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>>>
>>>Forget recite that we are also implementing it on FreeBSD ;) For the HA
>>>and HP purpose.
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>>For my purposes, I need to be able to serve data on that filesystem via 
> 
> 
> Use our FS, you will not need NFS anymore, cause it is also a
> distributed FS. And it will also reduce the cost to 1/3 ~ 1/4.

I have about 1000 high-end clients using the data - mostly linux, but 
also HP-UX, solaris, and openbsd.  Would it work on all those just as 
well?  I put a *huge* strain on servers.


>>NFS - will that be possible too?  Will this code be open source?
> 
> 
> Now we are considering the possibility of open source to gain a well
> project life :) 

I'm listening!! :)


>>I'd actually like to see a FreeBSD port of GFS..
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> 
> Before I have worked on porting Redhat GFS to Darwin, which use FreeBSD
> FS infrastructure. And the porting works on CML ;)

I don't know what CML is off the top of my half awake brain, but I'd 
like to hear more..

Eric



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