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From Steve Koppelman <steve.koppel...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Simple load-balancing replication best practices
Date Thu, 04 Oct 2012 21:47:13 GMT
On Thu, Oct 4, 2012 at 3:52 PM, stephen bartell <snbartell@gmail.com> wrote:

> >>  1. Is there harm in this sort of cluster to have all members to pull
> >> from one another, i.e., all of
> >> A->B
> >> A->C
> >> B->A
> >> B->C
> >> C ->A
> >
> > Multimaster Meshed Magic :-)
>
> … only if _id's are unique.
> AFAIK, you need to address conflict resolution if _ids are similar.
>

Good point there, since some of the databases have app-generated _ids,
which is fine on a single master, not necessarily so fine when moving to a
setup with distributed writes.

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