[ceph-users] Erasure coding with more chunks than servers

Caspar Smit casparsmit at supernas.eu
Fri Oct 5 02:21:32 PDT 2018

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Kind regards,

Op do 4 okt. 2018 om 20:27 schreef Vladimir Brik <
vladimir.brik at icecube.wisc.edu>:

> Hello
> I have a 5-server cluster and I am wondering if it's possible to create
> pool that uses k=5 m=2 erasure code. In my experiments, I ended up with
> pools whose pgs are stuck in creating+incomplete state even when I
> created the erasure code profile with --crush-failure-domain=osd.
> Assuming that what I want to do is possible, will CRUSH distribute
> chunks evenly among servers, so that if I need to bring one server down
> (e.g. reboot), clients' ability to write or read any object would not be
> disrupted? (I guess something would need to ensure that no server holds
> more than two chunks of an object)
> Thanks,
> Vlad
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