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From Felix Meschberger <fmesc...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: Online backup
Date Mon, 12 Mar 2012 12:46:27 GMT

Am 12.03.2012 um 12:05 schrieb Marcel Reutegger:

> Hi,
>> 2) Assuming we get the clustering architecture right (which we
>> should), it should be possible to start a new read-only node to an
>> existing cluster, wait for it to synchronize all existing content from
>> the rest of the cluster, and finally stop this backup node. The result
>> should be a complete, runnable copy of the repository.
> this however also assumes that each cluster node has a complete copy
> of the repository. I'd rather be in favor of a cluster solution that
> distributes the repository across multiple machines for improved 
> scalability.

But: However the repository implements sharding etc. The user of the JCR API does not have
to care about this implementation detail...

As such a backup solution, should well be possible on-top of the JCR API regardless of how
the internal implementation distributes data etc., right ?

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