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From "David Boreham" <>
Subject Re: [replication] Master slave replication will not suffice
Date Thu, 24 Feb 2005 16:40:12 GMT
> Cool, this sounds interesting.  Let's say that server A gets an update 
> to change foo=dog and and the same time server B gets an update to 
> change foo=cat.  Replication takes a while and 15 minutes later, A gets 
> the update to change foo=cat from B and B gets the update to change 
> foo=dog.  How does that get resolved?

One of them wins. There are various possible choices,
however you might find it useful to think of a 'principle
of least surprise' here. e.g. if the change made later
in time wins, that might be less of a surprise than if
an earlier change wins.

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