Client overhead

Brad Fitzpatrick brad at
Fri Jan 5 22:32:34 UTC 2007

It's definitely better to have >1 storage server.  If one goes down, then
you have downtime.

I see no problem running the client on the same box as any other

On Fri, 5 Jan 2007, stoph spam wrote:

> Hi
> Not having used mogilefs yet, and not knowing the overhead on the clients, i
> am trying to decide between two designs.
> option 1 would be using the web servers as storage clients.  Starting off
> with 2 web servers with 2x250g drives each, and adding more as needed,
> adding to my overall storage pool with each addition.
> option 2 would be using a server with 4x250g drives as my dB server and main
> storage server.  eventually migrating the db to its own server when needed.
> Would the overhead of running the mogilefs client on the same box as the web
> server or db affect overall performance?  is there a big advantage of having
> mutiple phyical storage clients rather than one or two hosts with lots of
> disks?
> Cheers,
> christoph

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