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From Rex Wang <rwo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Duplicate clustername value sets in config-subsititions file
Date Fri, 10 Jul 2009 02:28:58 GMT
Thanks! So IIUC, farm provide system Load balancing, while Cluster add the
ability of failover, is that right?:-)

-Rex

2009/7/9 Gianny Damour <gianny.damour@optusnet.com.au>

> I would say the other way around. A cluster is a type of farm.
>
> I see a farm as a set of independent instances. I see a cluster as a set of
> collaborating instances. You can deploy a non clustered application to a
> farm whereby you do not have resilience in case of service failure. And you
> can deploy a clustered application to a farm to increase service resiliency
> if necessary.
>
> Thanks,
> Gianny
>
>
> On 09/07/2009, at 12:49 PM, Rex Wang wrote:
>
>  well, Gianny, is a server farm not a type of cluster?
>>
>> -Rex
>>
>> 2009/7/8 Gianny Damour <gianny.damour@optusnet.com.au>
>> Hi,
>>
>> It seems to me that farmName would be better than farmingClusterName as
>> there is a clear distinction between a farm and a cluster.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Gianny
>>
>>
>> On 06/07/2009, at 7:47 PM, chi runhua wrote:
>>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> I just noticed there are 2 pairs of clusterName=CLUSTER_NAME in
>> config-substitions.properties.  My understanding of them is one for WADI
>> clustering and another for farming.
>>
>> Can we using different keywords to identify them? ie.  farmingClusterName
>> and WADIClusterName or sth. like that.
>>
>>
>> Jeff  C
>>
>>
>>
>

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