Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
/ 2004-03-23 14:53:41 +0100 \ Helmut Wollmersdorfer: > Lars Ellenberg wrote: > > > If you find some highly available shared backing storage allowing > > concurrent access by several servers from all over the internet, > > let us know, whether it is comercial or a free project. > > I don't know of such a thing. > > http://www.coda.cs.cmu.edu/ sounded interesting for me, but there were > details, which didn't meet my requirements. > > In my opinion DRBD has its advantages for applications which produce lot of > small and unpredictable updates, e.g. mail, databases, wiki, logs. > > For read only webpages, pictures, office documents, source and other stuff, > where I know, when they are updated, CVS with autoupdate+rsync is doing very > well., automatically providing versions/generations. OK, I of course meant to say: "distributed highly available shared backing storage allowing concurrent *random* access by several servers from all over the internet providing a *consitent view* on the data to all servers in *real time*" Which was what I think the original poster, Armin Langhofer, had in mind... :) lge