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Re: multiple replication scenarios questions

--On Wednesday, January 13, 2010 10:09 AM +0100 Guillaume Rousse <Guillaume.Rousse@inria.fr> wrote:

Additonal question: doesn't a classical single-master + multiple slaves
scenarios, where each slave use chain overlay to automatically forward
all changes to the master, also achieve exactly what is described in the
mirror mode description ?

No. Because if the master dies in the single-master scenario, there is no new master to take over. With mirror mode, which is supposed to include a heart-beat monitor and a load balancer, allows the mirror master to take over if the other one fails.



Quanah Gibson-Mount
Principal Software Engineer
Zimbra, Inc
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