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Tuesday, October 6 • 16:00 - 16:50
Advancements in Automatic File Replication in Gluster - Ravishankar N, Red Hat

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Automatic File Replication (AFR) is the synchronous replication module (translator) used in Gluster. This talk gives a brief introduction to how AFR works in Gluster and its associated quirks, and then dives into the recent features/ improvements that have been made in this translator, namely:
1. The server and client side split-brain resolution commands that make it a breeze to resolve files that are in split-brain.
2. The 'arbiter' configuration for replica 3 volumes that prevent split-brain altogether.
3. Improvements in the 'glfsheal' program which gives out statistics for files that need heal.
4. Improvements in self-heal performance.

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Ravishankar N

Senior Software Engineer, Red Hat
Ravishankar a.k.a. Ravi is a believer of Linux and OSS. He started out as a Linux user circa 2004 when he got his hands on a Knoppix Live CD after buying a PC and shortly thereafter the Red Hat 9 three-CD pack. Since 2009, he has been working as a developer on Linux on multiple domains... Read More →

Tuesday October 6, 2015 16:00 - 16:50 IST
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