[Dovecot] Best Cluster Storage

Eric Rostetter rostetter at mail.utexas.edu
Sat Jan 15 05:09:15 EET 2011

Quoting Jonathan Tripathy <jonnyt at abpni.co.uk>:

> Generally, I would give an LVM LV to each of my Xen guests, which  
> according to the DRBD site, is ok:
> http://www.drbd.org/users-guide/s-lvm-lv-as-drbd-backing-dev.html
> I do not use img files with loopback devices
> Is this a bit better now?

There are implications of whether you do drbd+lvm or lvm+drbd when
it comes to things like lvm snapshots, growing/shrinking lvm volumes,
etc.  Some thought may be needed to make sure you configure it in such
a way as to meet your needs...

Eric Rostetter
The Department of Physics
The University of Texas at Austin

Go Longhorns!

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