Definition/purpose of device

dormando dormando at
Wed Sep 5 18:52:29 UTC 2007

> I'm a little confused as to what a device represents, the mogilefs home page
> states that "MogileFS replicates the files between devices which are on
> different hosts", so what is the use-case for having multiple devices on one
> host?
> Regards,
> Jon

Device is a harddrive or logical volume. Mogile folks tend to JBOD and 
add each disk independently, since there's no reason to waste money on raid.


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