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Re: MirrorMode/N-Way Multi-Master Replication Clarification
Alan Evans wrote:
There is another thread "MirrorMode and chaining - are slaves needed?"
which has caused me some confusion about MirrorMode and N-Way
Is the difference between MirrorMode and N-Way Multi-Master the number
of nodes? 2 nodes = Mirror Mode, 3+ nodes = Multi-Master? But both use
the exact same configuration?
If this is the case the documentation does not make this clear at all
and using the MirrorMode directive in N-Way Multi-Master is very
confusing. Why not "MirrorMode On" OR "MultiMaster On" ??
Is there a way to use two nodes in N-Way Multi-Master replication?
The key element of MirrorMode is that there is an external frontend that
ensures that all writes are directed to a single server. Otherwise, there is
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