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Re: [Xen-users] xen ov guest nfs

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] xen ov guest nfs
From: Javier Guerra Giraldez <javier@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 28 Feb 2009 11:29:22 -0500
Cc: "Denis J. Cirulis" <denis@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Denis J. Cirulis wrote:
> Hello list,
>     I'm running opensuse 11.1 dom0 + many 11.1 domU. For now PV guests are
>     located on local drive with LVM. I'm in need to connect more dom0
>     machines to farm and for sure I need to move guests to the shared
>     storage. My choise of storage would be NFSv3/4, the question is - is
> there
>     any blueprints on how to setup such infrastructure. PV guests must live
>     on NFS to make the live migration between dom0 hosts work.
>     Thanks in advance!

this is only practicable if you have very (very!) fast NFS servers (think 
NetApp middle-high models).  far more efficient is to use block sharing 
protocols (iSCSI, AoE, gnbd, etc).


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