So, I troubleshooted a lot on one of my nodes, and disk activity is always at 100%. The HDD just can´t keep up with the demand (:P) it´s a WD Blue but it gets almost occupied writing in databases.
Can I move the databases to my quicker system drive?
If so, how?
Yes, you can.
- Stop the storagenode
- Move databases to a new place (
- Add a new path to databases to the
- Save the config
- Start the storagenode
- Check that you do not have a new databases in a old place and the dashboard shows a correct numbers.
However, keep in mind - you will introduce a new point of failure.
Huge improvement on Dashboard loading, and it seems a few less “context cancelled”.
I’ll keep monitoring it. Thank you.