Gluster Experience (part one)

Recently we started to dabble with clustering file systems, in particular a rather new and promising one called gluster So far, even if people suggests to use the upcoming 2.0 version we found already some annoying glitches in the 2.0.0rc1, namely the writebehind capability wasn’t working at all, reducing the writing speed to 3Mb/s (on a gigabit link to a cluster of 3 nodes each one with a theoretical peak speed of 180Mb/s), luckily they fixed it in their git, sadly the peak speed for a single node is about 45Mb/s per single transfer and around 75Mb/s when aggregating 5 concurrent transfers, nfs on the same node reaches 95Mb/s on single transfer. Since looks like there is lots of time […]

PyHP-SVN got a new parser

PyHP got a new parser on subversion repository (click here to download), the new parser is still experimental and needs a lot of testing, but it has some interesting new features: Parsing errors reporting Block based indentation Faster parsing and inclusion First of all, now parsing errors like unmatching tags are reported on pyhp log. It will be reported the line and the file for which the error has happened (also if the file has been included). Next now you can indent your code as you wish inside your <?pyhp?> code blocks. PyHP will reformat the indentation based on the first line indentation. You will just have to indent your code in the same way inside the <?pyhp?> block, but […]