Re: shared multiport storage
From: Mac (ckang_at_macrosofti.com)
Date: 19 Mar 2004 06:51:47 -0800
If you are hosting static based content, you might want to consider
just using rsync with (drsync.pl) to sync all the data to your
webservers on a timely interval or write a script to monitor changes
then sync. I use LVS with rsync (very popular) on our webservers,
pretty easy to setup.
firstname.lastname@example.org (Mike Siedelberg) wrote in message news:<email@example.com>...
> Hello, we are looking for a Linux shared storage solution. There are
> bunches of them out there, but the big constraint I have is that this
> solution needs to use our already existing SAN storage, which is IBM,
> both Shark and FastT.
> This shared storage needs to have the normal features of a multiport
> storage, that is the ability for any server in a group to access the
> same files at any time. The job we are trying to solve is to get our
> Linux boxes (Redhat) that we use for webservers to be able to all read
> the same htdocs dir, thus eliminating the need to provide huge storage
> allocation for each separate machine. You might have guessed already,
> that our webservers are load balanced.
> I have looked at several SAN/LAN/WAN possibilities, but the ones that
> look like they work use their own storage arrays. We do not want to
> buy more hardware, but instead, hopefully find a software solution we
> can use with our current IBM SAN storage.
> Thanks in advance,