[mira_talk] Re: NFS and log file

  • From: Bastien Chevreux <bach@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: mira_talk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 8 Feb 2011 20:22:57 +0100

On Tuesday 08 February 2011 19:12:48 CRISTINA FRIAS LOPEZ wrote:
> I have read in the manual and search in the foro about NFS.
> You have to force Mira to write the log file in the NFS or better if you
> can specify that  this file was wrote in a local disk.

Quite correct.

> So, my question is that these solution are fine or is better use
> another network system file?

Whenever possible, try to have input/output operations on local disks. This is 
not only valid for MIRA, but for all programs which have to move around 
gigabytes of data.

Any kind of networking layer (NFS or whatever) will slow down input / output. 
Perhaps with the exception of specialised high-end gear from vendors who'll 
charge you the equivalent of several hundreds harddisks worth to get the 
network up and running. Though I cannot really vouch for it as I never tested 
MIRA on such an environment.


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