[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]

Re: [Cluster-devel] Performance Issue with multiple dataserver



/Hi,

On Tue, 2011-05-24 at 17:09 +0530, Taousif_Ansari DELLTEAM com wrote:
> Hi Bruce, Shyam
> 
>  As mentioned here http://wiki.linux-nfs.org/wiki/index.php/PNFS_server_projects gfs2 is also having issues(crashes, performance), so instead of going for gfs2 can we debug spNFS itself to get high performance?
> 
> 
> -Taousif
> 
As far as I'm aware that is historical information. If there are still
problems with GFS2, then please report them so we can work on them,

Steve.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Iyer, Shyam 
> Sent: Thursday, May 19, 2011 8:08 PM
> To: Ansari, Taousif - Dell Team; bfields fieldses org
> Cc: linux-nfs vger kernel org
> Subject: RE: Performance Issue with multiple dataserver
> 
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: linux-nfs-owner vger kernel org [mailto:linux-nfs-
> > owner vger kernel org] On Behalf Of Ansari, Taousif - Dell Team
> > 
> > Can you please elaborate GFS2-setup a bit more...
> 
> 
> I guess Bruce is saying the step-by-step procedure is not written up...
> 
> Create a Redhat cluster using the shared block storage(iSCSI in your case I guess). You would get documentation on creating a RH cluster in many places..
> 
> All the MDSs and the DSs need to be part of the cluster.
> 
> Format GFS2 on the shared iSCSI storage.
> 
> Mount the GFS2 formatted iSCSI storage on all the MDSs and DSs and export them via NFS. Use Benny's tree for NFS.
> 
> The GFS2 cluster backend is your glue to scale the MDSes and DSes.
> 
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: J. Bruce Fields [mailto:bfields fieldses org]
> > Sent: Thursday, May 19, 2011 7:14 PM
> > To: Ansari, Taousif - Dell Team
> > Cc: linux-nfs vger kernel org
> > Subject: Re: Performance Issue with multiple dataserver
> > 
> > On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 06:44:59PM +0530, Taousif_Ansari DELLTEAM com
> > wrote:
> > > Then what should I follow, and what details are needed....
> > 
> > There isn't really any supported server-side pNFS.
> > 
> > The closest is the GFS2-based code, for which you need to install
> > Benny's latest tree, configure a shared block device, create a GFS2
> > filesystem on it, mount it across all DS's and the MDS, and export it
> > from all of them--but I don't believe anyone has written step-by-step
> > instructions for that.
> > 
> > --b.
> > 
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: linux-nfs-owner vger kernel org [mailto:linux-nfs-
> > owner vger kernel org] On Behalf Of J. Bruce Fields
> > > Sent: Thursday, May 19, 2011 6:43 PM
> > > To: Ansari, Taousif - Dell Team
> > > Cc: linux-nfs vger kernel org
> > > Subject: Re: Performance Issue with multiple dataserver
> > >
> > > On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 06:09:21PM +0530, Taousif_Ansari DELLTEAM com
> > wrote:
> > > > I have followed the way given on http://wiki.linux-
> > nfs.org/wiki/index.php/Configuring_pNFS/spnfsd .
> > >
> > > Oh.  As noted there, spnfs is unmaintained.
> > >
> > > And, in any case, we'd need many more details about your setup.
> > >
> > > --b.
> > >
> > > >
> > > > -Taousif
> > > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: J. Bruce Fields [mailto:bfields fieldses org]
> > > > Sent: Thursday, May 19, 2011 5:20 PM
> > > > To: Ansari, Taousif - Dell Team
> > > > Cc: linux-nfs vger kernel org
> > > > Subject: Re: Performance Issue with multiple dataserver
> > > >
> > > > On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 10:56:44AM +0530,
> > Taousif_Ansari DELLTEAM com wrote:
> > > > > Hi,
> > > > >
> > > > > I am using on Server linux-pnfs-2.6.38(linux-pnfs-ae7441f.tar)
> > and on client also linux-pnfs-2.6.38(linux-pnfs-ae7441f.tar) downloaded
> > from http://git.linux-nfs.org/?p=bhalevy/linux-pnfs.git;a=summary on
> > Fedora 14.
> > > >
> > > > So you're using GFS2 on the server?  With what sort of storage?
> > > >
> > > > --b.
> > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Extremely sorry for causing confusing .
> > > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > > From: J. Bruce Fields [mailto:bfields fieldses org]
> > > > > Sent: Wednesday, May 18, 2011 9:43 PM
> > > > > To: Ansari, Taousif - Dell Team
> > > > > Cc: linux-nfs vger kernel org
> > > > > Subject: Re: Performance Issue with multiple dataserver
> > > > >
> > > > > You sent this message as a reply to an unrelated message, which
> > is
> > > > > confusing to those of us with threaded mail readers.
> > > > >
> > > > > On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 05:24:45PM +0530,
> > Taousif_Ansari DELLTEAM com wrote:
> > > > > > I have done pNFS setup with single Dataserver and Two
> > Dataserver and ran the IOzone tool on both, I found that the
> > performance with multiple dataservers is less than the performance with
> > single dataservers.
> > > > >
> > > > > What are you using as the server, and what as the client?
> > > > >
> > > > > --b.
> > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Here are some numbers, which were captured by the IOzone tool.
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > 							  4	  8	 16	 32
> > 	 64	 128	 256	 512	1024	<== Record Length in KB
> > > > > > With Single Dataserver:
> > > > > > Read operation for file size 1 MB-		66415	66359	63630
> > 	70358	86223	70256	66047	66068	68489	<== IO kB/sec
> > > > > > Write operation for file size 1 MB-		18827	16920	18846
> > 	17039	18896	17009	17173	19206	17947	<== IO kB/sec
> > > > > >
> > > > > > With Two Dataservers :
> > > > > > Read operation for file size 1 MB-		36882	381198
> > 	38150	38084	38749	33663	34398	37313	37847	<== IO kB/sec
> > > > > > Write operation for file size 1 MB-		5461	4661	5586
> > 	4870	5227	4922	4214	5572	4658	<== IO kB/sec
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Can somebody tell me What could be the issue....
> > > > > > --
> > > > > > To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe
> > linux-nfs" in
> > > > > > the body of a message to majordomo vger kernel org
> > > > > > More majordomo info at  http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-
> > info.html
> > > --
> > > To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-nfs"
> > in
> > > the body of a message to majordomo vger kernel org
> > > More majordomo info at  http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
> > --
> > To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-nfs" in
> > the body of a message to majordomo vger kernel org
> > More majordomo info at  http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
> --
> To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-nfs" in
> the body of a message to majordomo vger kernel org
> More majordomo info at  http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html



[Date Prev][Date Next]   [Thread Prev][Thread Next]   [Thread Index] [Date Index] [Author Index]