3.0 does not have the feature like the doc for multiple instances support. The doc needs update.
AFAIK, we still have a desire to support multiple instances per Geronimo base
We have been working towards a common configuration location in 3.0 trunk for
all parts of Geronimo.
I am expecting to test and use multiple instances with the 3.0 release.
> 2011/9/21 Forrest Xia <firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com>>
On 09/20/2011 10:08 PM, Rex Wang wrote:
> If we want to continue maintain such complexity in 3.0? Hard drive is pretty
> cheap nowadays.
> And I think currently the part that looks a little bit wasting space is karaf
> "copy" the artifacts from repository to cache when start..
> This idea is like the multiple instances feature we had in 2.1 branch, but
> not supported in trunk now.
> Geronimo 2.1.x support copying "var" folder to add more instances with a
> same installation, but G trunk code does not support that feature now.
> Do we have a user scenario to mandate that feature for 3.x?
> On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 1:55 AM, Jarek Gawor <firstname.lastname@example.org
> rwonly AT apache.org <http://apache.org>> <mailto:email@example.com>> wrote:
> In Geronimo binary install which directories do we consider read-only
> vs. write/read? The idea is that the read-only directories could be
> shared among multiple installations to save some space and reduce
> Here's what I identified so far:
> - bin
> - jsr88
> - schema
> - lib
> - deploy
> - hotbundles
> - etc
> - var
> The repository/ directory is a little weird because parts of it could
> be considered read-only and some write. I wonder if maybe we should
> have separate repository directories one for Geronimo bundles and
> another one for applications.
> Lei Wang (Rex)