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RE: [Xen-users] disk backend performance

Am Freitag, den 28.11.2008, 09:56 -0700 schrieb Joseph L. Casale:
> >My system disk is a raid 5 array, 800 GB, so it has plenty of throughput.
> >But you say that any technique even NFS or even SAMBA, versos creating a
> >file and sharing it via AOE will be comparable?
> >Which technique would you pick? I have a back-to-back 1 GB Ethernet cable
> >between the two servers.
> Well,
> Given that you're still using one array for everything, I would just use
> whatever is most convenient. Although AoE has some apparent advantages, I am
> not a fan as it lacks the security that iSCSI has native. I would probably
> export an NFS directory or use iSCSI and export a file using fileio mode.
> OTOH, your network between the two is pretty secure :) Use AoE...

use cross-over-cable for those 2 xen-boxes ;)

> I wouldn't even consider Samba, why muddy the waters sharing data between 
> Linux
> hosts emulating a non native Linux protocol. That's just silly?
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