[Dovecot] GlusterFs - Any new progress reports?

Steve steeeeeveee at gmx.net
Fri Feb 19 04:12:42 EET 2010

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> Datum: Fri, 19 Feb 2010 03:02:48 +0200
> Von: Timo Sirainen <tss at iki.fi>
> An: Dovecot Mailing List <dovecot at dovecot.org>
> Betreff: Re: [Dovecot] GlusterFs - Any new progress reports?

> On 19.2.2010, at 0.37, Steve wrote:
> > You can do that. But with GlusterFS and Dovecot you don't need to. You
> can mount read/write the same GlusterFS share on all the mail servers.
> Dovecot will usually add the hostname of the delivering system into the maildir
> file name. As long as the delivery is collision free in terms of file names
> then you can scale up as many read/write nodes you like.
> This has the same problems as with NFS (assuming the servers aren't only
> delivering mails, without updating index files). http://wiki.dovecot.org/NFS
Except that NFS is not so flexible as GlusterFS. In GlusterFS I can replicate, stripe, aggregate, etc... All things that I can't do with NFS.
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