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Distributed Replicated Storage Across Four Storage Nodes With GlusterFS 3.2.x On CentOS 6.3

Distributed Replicated Storage Across Four Storage Nodes With GlusterFS 3.2.x On CentOS 6.3

This tutorial shows how to combine four single storage servers (running CentOS 6.3) to a distributed replicated storage with GlusterFS. Nodes 1 and 2 (replication1) as well as 3 and 4 (replication2) will mirror each other, and replication1 and replication2 will be combined to one larger storage server (distribution). Basically, this is RAID10 over network. If you lose one server from replication1 and one from replication2, the distributed volume continues to work. The client system (CentOS 6.3 as well) will be able to access the storage as if it was a local filesystem. GlusterFS is a clustered file-system capable of scaling to several peta-bytes. It aggregates various storage bricks over Infiniband RDMA or TCP/IP interconnect into one large parallel network file system. Storage bricks can be made of any commodity hardware such as x86_64 servers with SATA-II RAID and Infiniband HBA.

Install Openldap From Source And Configure Multi-Master Replication

Install Openldap From Source And Configure Multi-Master Replication

Going forward to my previous document on setting up a Qmail Server with Openldap, I am now sharing a doc on how we can set up an Openldap in multi-master replication mode. So If you want more than one ldap-server for redundancy here we go.

High-Availability Storage With GlusterFS 3.2.x On CentOS 6.3 - Automatic File Replication (Mirror) Across Two Storage Servers

High-Availability Storage With GlusterFS 3.2.x On CentOS 6.3 - Automatic File Replication (Mirror) Across Two Storage Servers

This tutorial shows how to set up a high-availability storage with two storage servers (CentOS 6.3) that use GlusterFS. Each storage server will be a mirror of the other storage server, and files will be replicated automatically across both storage servers. The client system (CentOS 6.3 as well) will be able to access the storage as if it was a local filesystem. GlusterFS is a clustered file-system capable of scaling to several peta-bytes. It aggregates various storage bricks over Infiniband RDMA or TCP/IP interconnect into one large parallel network file system. Storage bricks can be made of any commodity hardware such as x86_64 servers with SATA-II RAID and Infiniband HBA.

Creating An NFS-Like Standalone Storage Server With GlusterFS 3.2.x On CentOS 6.3

Creating An NFS-Like Standalone Storage Server With GlusterFS 3.2.x On CentOS 6.3

This tutorial shows how to set up a standalone storage server on CentOs 6.3. Instead of NFS, I will use GlusterFS here. The client system will be able to access the storage as if it was a local filesystem. GlusterFS is a clustered file-system capable of scaling to several peta-bytes. It aggregates various storage bricks over Infiniband RDMA or TCP/IP interconnect into one large parallel network file system. Storage bricks can be made of any commodity hardware such as x86_64 servers with SATA-II RAID and Infiniband HBA.

Using ATA Over Ethernet (AoE) On CentOS 6.3 (Initiator And Target)

Using ATA Over Ethernet (AoE) On CentOS 6.3 (Initiator And Target)

This guide explains how you can set up an AoE target and an AoE initiator (client), both running CentOS 6.3. AoE stands for "ATA over Ethernet" and is a storage area network (SAN) protocol which allows AoE initiators to use storage devices on the (remote) AoE target using normal ethernet cabling. "Remote" in this case means "inside the same LAN" because AoE is not routable outside a LAN (this is a major difference compared to iSCSI). To the AoE initiator, the remote storage looks like a normal, locally-attached hard drive.

Setting Up An NFS Server And Client On CentOS 6.3

Setting Up An NFS Server And Client On CentOS 6.3

This guide explains how to set up an NFS server and an NFS client on CentOS 6.3. NFS stands for Network File System; through NFS, a client can access (read, write) a remote share on an NFS server as if it was on the local hard disk.

Set Up DKIM (DomainKeys Identified Mail) Working With Postfix On CentOS Using OpenDKIM

Set Up DKIM (DomainKeys Identified Mail) Working With Postfix On CentOS Using OpenDKIM

This tutorial shows how to get DKIM working on a CentOS box running Postfix using OpenDKIM, I'll also cover some simple trouble shooting tips and advice for future upgrade on your OpenDKIM installation.

How To Run A Logitech Media Server On CentOS 6.3

How To Run A Logitech Media Server On CentOS 6.3

Logitech Media Server requires some extra steps to set up on CentOS 6. This description is based on CentOS 6.3 x86_64 minimal.

Creating Virtual RedHat/CentOS/Scientific Linux/Fedora Appliances For KVM With BoxGrinder (Fedora 17)

Creating Virtual RedHat/CentOS/Scientific Linux/Fedora Appliances For KVM With BoxGrinder (Fedora 17)

BoxGrinder is a tool that allows you to build virtual machines (with RedHat, CentOS, Scientific Linux or Fedora as the OS) for multiple virtualization techniques. Currently it supports KVM, VMware, Amazon EC2, VirtualBox, and VirtualPC. This tutorial shows how to use BoxGrinder to create a CentOS 6 KVM guest on Fedora 17 and also how to deploy it to a remote KVM host.

Installation Of Redmine With SVN On A cPanel/CentOS 5.6 Server

Installation Of Redmine With SVN On A cPanel/CentOS 5.6 Server

This tutorial explains how to install Redmine with SVN on a cPanel/CentOS 5.6 server. Redmine is a flexible project management web application. Written using the Ruby on Rails framework, it is cross-platform and cross-database.

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