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From Nik Martin <>
Subject Re: iSCSI mounts and primary storage
Date Tue, 26 Feb 2013 15:25:07 GMT
On 2013-02-25 12:11, Chris Mutchler wrote:
> I am in the designing phase of creating a private cloud using 
> CloudStack.
> The current portion I am focusing my efforts on is the primary 
> storage
> design. I could use an iSCSI SAN as the primary storage, but if I do 
> so is
> it possible for CloudStack to create/use individual LUN for each VM 
> as
> opposed to a single LUN for the cluster?
> The other primary storage solution I am looking at is using 
> GlusterFS. It
> appears to be another good solution for creating a private cloud with
> expandability and high-availability functionality in mind.

I tried Gluster as primary and secondary storage, and had DISMAL 
performance results.  Ceph might be a choice for CS 4.01 and > , but my 
results with Gluster were poor.

> What have other users decided for their primary storage devices and 
> what
> suggestions do you have for someone designing a private cloud 
> solution?
> Thank you in advance for you time.



Nik Martin
nfina Technologies, Inc.

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