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From "Christopher G. Stach II" <...@ldsys.net>
Subject Re: Master/Slave questions
Date Fri, 19 May 2006 16:43:45 GMT
Eric Smith20 wrote:
>>> I understand that the master will not answer its clients until the
>>> operation has been replicated to the slave(s), but since the master is
>>> not aware it has slaves until they come up, this whole master/slave
>>> replication is rather incomplete, i.e. the master will happily respond
>>> to its clients if the slave is not currently connecter, which makes
>>> the process rather useless in case of failure since the slave will not
>>> have a coherent view of the master's state.
>> [Eric] It seems to me the Master/Slave replication is not suitable for
>> production environment.

I'm in strong agreement with that statement.  Without any form of
synchronization or Master transitioning to Slave when it comes back up,
it's useless for anything that needs to be HA.  It really should be
Master-Master.

-- 
Christopher G. Stach II

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