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Re: [Xen-users] xen ov guest nfs

To: Javier Guerra Giraldez <javier@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] xen ov guest nfs
From: "Denis J. Cirulis" <denis@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 1 Mar 2009 00:00:49 +0200
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I tried AoE and iSCSI already, software iscsi target and initiator gives
me high cpu load on both domU and target. AoE was less resource hungry.

On Sat, Feb 28, 2009 at 11:29:22AM -0500, Javier Guerra Giraldez wrote:
> 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).
> -- 
> Javier

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