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I've played around with OCFS2 and AoE in combination with Xen and they
seem to work alright.
I did have to increase the hearbeat timout for OCFS2 because all the
machines would think the SAN went offline when there was _heavy_ load.
Works a treat now that the timeout has been increased though.
On Thu, 25 Jan 2007 13:59:28 -0600
Brian Kroth <bpkroth@...> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I currently manage about 40 Window, OSX, and Hardened Gentoo
> servers. I will soon have 12 P4 servers that were previously used as
> video encoders free as well as an Apple XRaid. With all this spare
> hardware I thought I'd research setting up a cluster of servers
> running Apache for load balancing and high availability. I'm also
> looking into a MySQL cluster, but that wouldn't require a shared
> filesystem. I'm wondering if anyone has done something like this
> before and in particular knows a good filesystem to use so that each
> of the servers can access and potentially write to the same storage
> array. I've accomplished the same thing with XServes running OSX,
> but they like to charge you a pretty penny for the XSan software that
> allows this which I thought I'd try to avoid if possible. So far
> I've seen only GFS, but haven't gotten much reading done on it yet.
> Any other tips or insights would be appreciated as well.
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