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Re: MirrorMode/N-Way Multi-Master Replication Clarification
----- "Howard Chu" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Alan Evans wrote:
> > There is another thread "MirrorMode and chaining - are slaves
> > which has caused me some confusion about MirrorMode and N-Way
> > Multi-Master Replication.
> > Is the difference between MirrorMode and N-Way Multi-Master the
> > of nodes? 2 nodes = Mirror Mode, 3+ nodes = Multi-Master? But both
> > the exact same configuration?
> > If this is the case the documentation does not make this clear at
> > 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
> ensures that all writes are directed to a single server. Otherwise,
> there is
> no difference.
Should I change the docs for MM? We do writes to a single server to guarantee
writes correct? If they are both the same, should we rename MirrorMode to a different
We don't use the server URI in the MM example, maybe that section should be totally re-written
as it seems to be confusing users.
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