[pve-devel] ceph osd over zfs volume
dietmar at proxmox.com
Thu Apr 17 12:24:38 CEST 2014
> > I don't want to relax that requirement now. For easy maintenance, it
> > is very important that we can replace whole disks.
> It is difficult to believe that using slices (or partitions) makes administration
It is also difficult to believe that zfs is useful here.
> Consider that using zvols and their snapshotting features gives more options for
> recovering and more flexibility for allocating resources where needed,
> particularly in small clusters. It also gives more options for caching on ssds and
> for dealing with the sync writes.
> These might or not might be useful depending on the application.
> I do not want or need a gui, but I also don't like the "one solution fits all"
> approach taken here.
I suggest you use a separate cluster for ceph then. Or simply use the tools provided by ceph
if you do not need a GUI anyway.
> To me this is a limiting factor without a tangible advantage.
We do not set any limits on ceph - you can use the original packages like you want.
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