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From Kiran Ayyagari <ayyagariki...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Replication options in 1.5.5?
Date Sat, 05 Dec 2009 16:19:30 GMT

hi Craig,

> Hello,
> 
> We are building a solution out around version 1.5.5 of Apache DS.  As 
> we've been developing the solution, I had assumed replication was 
> working based on the commented-out sections in server.xml.  Last night I 
> came to the realization that Mitosis is "out" and that the team is 
> moving to Syncrepl in the 2.0 timeframe.

yes, syncrepl is going to be the replication system, mitosis is no longer used and was removed
from code.
> 
> While I see some of the syncrepl code in source control, am I correct in 
> my assumption that it isn't in working condition in the 1.5.5 release?  
yes, it was broken cause of various reasons (AFAICT refactoring of the earlier code base was
one reason)
> What option, if any, do we have for replication in version 1.5.5?  Is 
> there any way to bring mitosis "back to life" on top of 1.5.5?
am afraid, NO

   (I've
> read there were some problems in mitosis that might make it unsuitable 
> for production use).  At least in the short term a warm failover model 
> (using master-slave replication) might be reasonable for us.  Is there 
> any way to set that up in 1.5.5 with what is available?
think no

   While it isn't
> my first choice, I'm in the process of completing a custom interceptor, 
> so I suppose a replication interceptor (for master/slave) might also be 
> an option.
yes

HTH
Kiran Ayyagari

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