On Jun 24, 2009, at 16:54, Philippe Schwarz wrote:
Out of curiosity, any reason why went with iSCSI and not NFS? There
to be some debate on which is better under which circumstances.
iSCSI instead of NFS ?
Because of the overwhelming difference in transfer rate between
them,.... In fact, that's what i read.
That would depend on I/O pattern, wouldn't it? If you have mostly
random I/O then it's unlikely you'd saturate a GigE as you're not
streaming. Well, this is with 3.x. I don't have any experience with
4.x so I guess it's best to test. Everyone's going to have to build up
all their knowledge from scratch with the new software. :)
Cloning Windows images (assuming one VMDK per FS) would be a
possibility as well. Either way, you may want to tweak some of the TCP
settings for best results:
And setting isCSI target is so simple, that i didn't even search
# zfs set sharenfs=on mypool/myfs1
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