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Re: syncrepl multiple providers?

Mark R Bannister wrote:
> On 13/02/2015 18:54, Michael Ströder wrote:
>> Mark R Bannister wrote:
>>> Is it possible to configure syncrepl on the consumer side with a failover
>>> policy so that if one provider goes down it can automatically retry against
>>> another?
>> On each consumer you should use separate syncrepl directives for each provider
>> you want to get data from. Two providers -> two syncrepl statements.
>> Note the hint about RID values for each syncrepl statement in the docs.
>>> That would remove the need for separate load balancers.
>> No need for any kind of load balancers serving syncrepl.
>> I'd rather consider load balancers for replication harmful.
> So what you're saying is, in a
> multi-master set-up with two
> masters and multiple replicas, each replica would typically have two syncrepl
> statements, one for each
> of the masters?  And that would mean we could take out any one master server
> and not affect the
> ability to replicate down the chain?


Ciao, Michael.

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