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From "David Boreham" <>
Subject Re: [replication] Master slave replication will not suffice
Date Fri, 25 Feb 2005 14:03:45 GMT
>Instead of trying to do P2P replication, conflict resolution and so forth, 
>would investigate a "negotiated Master" approach instead.

Floating single master sounds attractive, but it tends to
flounder on the rock of decding who is master, coping
with network partition, pending operations when an election
occurs, and so on. Getting these right
bloats the complexity back up to almost the same level
as multi master.

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