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Re: Replication architecture

Gavin Henry wrote:
> <quote who="Bruno Lezoray EMSM">
>> Gavin Henry wrote:
>>> <quote who="Bruno Lezoray EMSM">
>>>> i have a request from a customer about 2 replication architectures and
>>>> i
>>>> would like to know if it's possible to implement them:
>>>> 1 - Master Server -> "hub" Server -> Slave Server
>>> Expand on what you mean by "hub"?
>> Hub comes from Sun Directory Server terminology which means a read-only
>> server that receives/get updates to/from a master and send updates to a
>> slave
> Ah, a proxy.

Nope. In Sun's Directory Server terminology a "hub" is a normal replica
with own database. I've read it was introduced to spread the replication
load when having *very many* slave replicas. Or maybe it was introduced
to sell more hardware... ;-)

Ciao, Michael.