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

On Apr 6, 2011, at 1:47 PM, Rudi Ahlers wrote:

On Wed, Apr 6, 2011 at 4:12 AM, Rudi Ahlers <Rudi@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

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.

Yes, it's cheap (cost of hardware only). But how do you handle the
failover? Manually? Are you using NFS of iSCSI?

Openfiler has HA support built in. It uses DRDB and Heartbeat to handle replication and fail over. If you have two Openfiler boxes, you can configure them as a cluster right from their web interface -- it seems very simple, but this is not the Openfiler mailing list, so let's not loose focus :)

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