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Re: [Xen-users] Shared volume: Software-ISCSI or GFS or OCFS2?

To: "Rustedt, Florian" <Florian.Rustedt@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Shared volume: Software-ISCSI or GFS or OCFS2?
From: Bastian Blank <bastian@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2008 12:46:25 +0100
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On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 11:09:33AM +0100, Rustedt, Florian wrote:
> I want to use shared volumes between severall vm's

What is the purpose of this?

>                                                        defenetly don't
> want to use NFS or Samba!


> So i have three options:
> 1. simulated(software-) iscsi
> 2. GFS
> 3. OCFS2

This list shows that you have no clue what you are doing. iSCSI is a
transport protocol. gfs and ocfs2 are filesystems.

> What do you suggest and why?

Stick with NFS. Cluster filesystems are complex and fragile beasts. As
long as you don't need it for scalability reasons, it does not provide
you much gain.

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