[plug] Cheap iSCSI .vs. NFS for VM's

Tim White weirdit at gmail.com
Thu Jan 24 05:53:31 UTC 2013

On 24/01/13 14:11, Adon Metcalfe wrote:
> We'll be using ceph soon too, but for vms we just put them all on 
> local storage and make them stateless (user writable data all goes to 
> remote cephfs fileshare, databases stored locally but backed up 
> frequently via bacula). That's the cheapest layout we found for high 
> performance VM's while still having redundancy (if we lose a server 
> coz their stateless its like a 15 minute rebuild).

Can you tell me more about what you mean by stateless?

As in, its an imaged server that has a config and runs, so if it dies 
it's just the users state that is lost?


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