Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
On 1/9/07, Diego Julian Remolina <diego.remolina at ibb.gatech.edu> wrote: > > > > works fine. in principle. > > > > still I recommend to NOT use such a setup, because: > > if one box cannot take the full load on its own, > > the failover cluster is useless: > > However, I can argue that if one machine can take the load, then it would be a waste of money to > have two machines and one of them there sitting all the time doing nothing, just waiting. > > I do not currently have an active/active setup, but have DRBD 0.7.x running on two machines with two > drbd partitions. One machine is mail master (sendmail+mimedefang+spamassassin+clamav+cyrus-imap) and > the other machine is web master (apache+php+mysql). Since we do not get that much traffic in our web > server and mail server, I am sure one machine would be able to take both loads simultaneously and > have lots of power to spare. They are very decent machines hardware wise (Dual Opteron 270 with 4GB > Ram, Areca SATA raid controllers in RAID 10 and Gbit links to our campus network). > > Diego > Infact I have two new HP DL380 G5 servers (double Xeon Daul Core 5160 and 4 GB RAM) and the my idea was to use both to host Web services and databases. I'll try to enable active/active nodes. Thanks at all. Enrico