container location database (CLDB)

A service, running on one or more data-fabric nodes, that maintains the locations of services, containers, and other cluster information.

The Container Location Database (CLDB) service tracks the following information about every container in the file system:

  • The node where the container is located
  • Size of the container
  • The volume to which the container belongs
  • The policies, quotas, and usage for that volume