Today we’re happy to announce a new document titled “Block Replication with Filesystem Encryption” which showcases another wonderful use case for DRBD. Block Replication with Filesystem Encryption At Hosting Con, back in April of this year, some colleagues of mine ran into some representatives from Randtronics. Randtronics is the company responsible for the DPM (Data […]
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.
As an update to the earlier blog post, take a look below.
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.
DRBD tries to ensure data integrity across different computers, and it’s quite good at it. But, as per the old saying Trust, But Verify[1. attributed either to Lenin or Kennedy] it might be a good idea to periodically test whether the nodes really have identical data, similar to the checks that are[1. or at least […]
The sync-rate controller is used for controlling the used bandwidth during resynchronization (not normal replication); it runs in the SyncTarget state, ie. on the (inconsistent) receiver side.