Benchmarking DRBD

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We often see people on #drbd or on drbd-user trying to measure the performance of their setup. Here are a few best practices to do this. 

Root-on-DRBD followup: Pre-production staging servers

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In the “Root-on-DRBD” Tech-Guide we showed how to cleanly get DRBD below the Root filesystem, how to use it, and a few advantages and disadvantages. Now, if there’s a complete, live, backup of a machine available, a few more use-cases become available; here we want to discuss testing upgrades of production servers.

DRBDmanage installation is now easier!

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DRBDmanage has been replaced by LINSTOR ! To find out more about LINSTOR, check out the following blog articles: Cluster-wide management of replicated storage with LINSTOR The Technology inside LINSTOR (Part 1) The Technology inside LINSTOR (Part 2) How to setup LINSTOR on Proxmox VE Thank you and have a good read!   In the last […]

DRBDManage release 0.10

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USE LINSTOR! DRBDmanage has been replaced by LINSTOR! To find out more about LINSTOR, check out the following blog articles: Cluster-wide management of replicated storage with LINSTOR The Technology inside LINSTOR (Part 1) The Technology inside LINSTOR (Part 2) How to setup LINSTOR on Proxmox VE Thank you and have a good read!   As […]

DRBD-Manager

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DRBDmanage has been replaced by LINSTOR ! To find out more about LINSTOR, check out the following blog articles: Cluster-wide management of replicated storage with LINSTOR The Technology inside LINSTOR (Part 1) The Technology inside LINSTOR (Part 2) How to setup LINSTOR on Proxmox VE Thank you and have a good read!   One of the […]

“umount is too slow”

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A question we see over and over again is Why is umount so slow? Why does it take so long? Part of the answer was already given in an earlier blog post; here’s some more explanation.