Watch out for Maverick Glusters – Coming to a cloud near you

Posted in Uncategorized on August 20th, 2010 by Dave Walker

GlusterFS is a nice flexible clustered filesystem for Linux servers, and (through several methods) a few different client OS’s. It is included in Debian, and so, we have it available in the Ubuntu universe archive.

With Maverick (soon to be Ubuntu 10.10), we wanted to see how easy it would be to setup a gluster server and client on EC2, using nothing but our nifty cloud-init tool in Maverick. Once we got the mounts working right This proved pretty easy actually, as gluster has a really simple initial setup.
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