[lustre-discuss] OST partition sizes

Patrick Farrell paf at cray.com
Tue Apr 28 13:05:32 PDT 2015

For ldiskfs OSTs, I believe the most common configuration is RAID 6 with 8 disks (6+2 parity) with whatever disk size you're using.

ZFS OSTs can easily get much, much bigger, but I don't know what sizes are typical there.
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Quick question/survey:
What is the partition size folks use for their OSTs and why?

Brian Andrus
ITACS/Research Computing
Naval Postgraduate School
Monterey, California
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