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From Mark Hahn <m...@hahnca.com>
Subject Re: How to setup an master - slave enviroment
Date Thu, 12 Jan 2012 16:59:36 GMT
There is nothing in the meaning of "master" that implies rolling the master
function to another server.  Doing so will require extra development
effort.  Using couchdb as masterless saves you from having to do that.

On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 8:46 AM, Robert Newson <rnewson@apache.org> wrote:

> Erm, unless you are speaking another language where 'single point of
> failure' is a semantically correct sentence that coincides with the
> English one I'm familiar with, the point of having a slave is so you
> can fail over to it if the master fails, thereby removing the 'single
> point of failure' (Traditional Definition) of the master.
>
> /sarcasm
>
> B. :)
>
> On 12 January 2012 16:40, Mark Hahn <mark@hahnca.com> wrote:
> >>  Master/Slave is a fine setup, why not? :)
> >
> > Single point of failure.
>

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