For the people who don’t already have DRBD 8.4.3 deployed: here’s another good reason — Performance. Continue reading
Recently we’ve upgraded one of our virtualization clusters (more RAM), and in the course of this did an upgrade of the virtualization hosts from Ubuntu Lucid to RHEL 6.3 — without any service interruption. Continue reading
Every now and then we get asked “why not simply use a mirrored SAN instead of DRBD”? This post shows some important differences. Continue reading
We want to take an opportunity to explain LINBIT’s best practices in regards to DRBD and backup procedures.
DRBD 8.4.1 introduces a new feature:
read-balancing, which is configured in the
disk section of the configuration file(s). This feature enables DRBD to balance read requests between the Primary/Secondary nodes. Continue reading