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From Thomas Swindells <tswinde...@ndsuk.com>
Subject Re: [Un]reliable:// network of AMQ brokers with Lingo
Date Mon, 12 Jun 2006 13:23:24 GMT


James.Strachan wrote:
> 
> On 6/12/06, Thomas Swindells <tswindells@ndsuk.com> wrote:
>> James.Strachan wrote:
>> What happens if the slave and a client hiccups and thinks the master has
>> failed?
> 
> If the slave and the clients think the master is down then failover to
> the slave will occur.
> 
> Note that both the clients and the slave must think the master is
> down. e.g. if the clients think the master is down but the slave can
> still see the master, then the clients will not be able to connect to
> the slave (as it doesn't allow connections until the master has failed
> over), so they will reconnect to the master again.
> 

Presumably a problem would occour on (say) a 2 host system set up as
A[master + clientA] and B[slave+clientB] in this situation if there is a
network hiccup between the two hosts would you end up with with a bipartite
system - A and B totally seperate not talking to each other?

Thomas
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