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

  • To: Eduardo Bragatto <eduardo@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: Rudi Ahlers <Rudi@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 7 Apr 2011 10:22:12 +0200
  • Cc: cluster@xxxxxxxx, Christopher J Petrolino <cpetrolino@xxxxxxxxx>, xen-users <xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Wed, Apr 6, 2011 at 7:12 PM, Eduardo Bragatto <eduardo@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 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
> :)
> Best regards,
> Eduardo

Yes, I know it's not an OF mailing list, but I'm interested in this
kind of setup using something cheap like OF or FreeNAS

Kind Regards
Rudi Ahlers

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