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From Simon Metson <si...@cloudant.com>
Subject Re: Can CouchDB be Distributed in a Fail-safe Manner?
Date Wed, 06 Nov 2013 18:30:37 GMT
You could put something like HAProxy in front of all three nodes and do it that way (with replication
running between the nodes), or look at the BigCouch fork. 


On Wednesday, 6 November 2013 at 18:27, Hank Knight wrote:

> I would like to distribute a CouchDB database on a minimum of 3
> servers for the purpose of redundancy.
> 
> An attachment could be accessed like this:
> 
> http://cdb1.example.com/abc/xyz/image.jpg
> http://cdb2.example.com/abc/xyz/image.jpg
> http://cdb3.example.com/abc/xyz/image.jpg
> 
> Is it possible to access the database from a single domain name that
> would automatically resolve to an instance that is running?
> 
> For example if the server running on of the instances was experiencing
> a power outage it should automatically resolve to an instance that
> works.
> 
> If so, where can I find documentation about how to do this? 



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