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RE: Active/Active servers

> Only change to this comment I would make is:  rather than an
> active/active master cluster, I'd have it active/hot standby (i.e. the
> VIP on the load balancer only directs connections to one master, and
> fails over to the other master if that one is unavailable rather than
> balancing connections between the two masters all the time, to
> avoid/minimize write conflicts).

Good point, I hadn't considered write conflicts.  Active/passive of
course won't provide you the read performance of active/active/LB, but I
doubt that's really the concern here anyway.


John Madden
Sr. UNIX Systems Engineer
Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana