This guide describes how to configure Alluxio with GlusterFS as the under storage system.
Configure Alluxio to use under storage systems by modifying
conf/alluxio-site.properties. If it does not exist, create the configuration file from the
cp conf/alluxio-site.properties.template conf/alluxio-site.properties
Assuming the GlusterFS bricks are co-located with Alluxio nodes, the GlusterFS volume is mounted at
/mnt/gluster, the following configuration parameters need to be added to
Running Alluxio Locally with GlusterFS
Start up Alluxio locally to see that everything works.
./bin/alluxio format ./bin/alluxio-start.sh local
This should start an Alluxio master and an Alluxio worker. You can see the master UI at http://localhost:19999.
Run a simple example program:
Visit your GlusterFS volume to verify the files and directories created by Alluxio exist. For this test, you should see files named like:
To stop Alluxio, you can run: