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From Outback Dingo <outbackdi...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: what are folks using for replication?
Date Wed, 13 Mar 2013 01:42:11 GMT
On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 9:32 PM, John Kinsella <jlk@stratosec.co> wrote:

> Thought I'd throw this question out on the list - we're working on
> geographically (1500 miles) replicated databases for customers who really
> don't want their stuff to go down.
>
> In this particular case, how they've architected their DB schemas means
> they're really not friendly to the standard transactional replication (this
> is MSSQL server) so we're looking at replicating the whole block device the
> db is stored on.
>
> We've tried using…
>  * Ceph -  know it's not meant for geo-rep…loving it locally, though!
>  * Gluster - When clustering across the WAN, performance was weak. Don't
> have enough disks/nodes to create a gluster cluster to replicate with
> gluster-geo-replicate
>  * drbd in active/standby - Fairly decent performance. I hear it'd be
> better with the drbd-proxy, but don't feel like spending the $$ yet. I've
> been previously shot in the foot enough times with drbd active/active that
> I won't try that again.
>
> Currently using drbd (I'm pondering writing management of the
> primary/secondary stuff into ACS) but curious if others have found ways of
> doing this with ACS that they like?
>
> John
>
> Stratosec - Secure Infrastructure as a Service
> o: 415.315.9385
> @johnlkinsella
>
>
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