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Re: [Xen-users] XCP and Openfiler as the storage

  • To: rudi@xxxxxxxxxxx
  • From: Christopher J Petrolino <cpetrolino@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 6 Apr 2011 12:41:58 -0400
  • Cc: cluster@xxxxxxxx, xen-users <xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, Eduardo Bragatto <eduardo@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Wed, Apr 6, 2011 at 4:12 AM, Rudi Ahlers <Rudi@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 5, 2011 at 6:24 PM,  <cluster@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hi Eduardo,
>> I am using this scenario (openfiler + XCP) from more than 1 year. I have had
>> no performance loss but my openfiler is patched for using fibrechannel.
>> I suggest you to create only a big LUN (less than 2TB remember) and let XCP
>> manage it.
>> Best regards,
>> FG
> I'm just curious,  what do you do of the OpenFiler fails completely?
> It will fail, sooner or later.
> What method of standby-NAS / failover do you have in place?

Openfiler has some great features built in for replication. For our
needs it was a no-brainer the cost of 2 BIG openfilers still ended up
being way under 1 small big name SAN.

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