[DRBD-user] MySQL (master) HA setup with DRBD example/howto?

Philipp Reisner philipp.reisner at linbit.com
Tue Jan 16 18:37:26 CET 2007


Am Dienstag, 16. Januar 2007 16:00 schrieb Tim Stoop:
> Hi all,
>
> I've been searching for an example of a read/write MySQL server in a HA
> setup, using DRBD. I'm expecting trouble with inconsistent tables and such,
> if the primary fails abruptly. The secondary will ofcourse need to do a
> fsck, but how will MySQL hold up? Anyone have some documentation which
> describes a good setup including scripts? Thanks in advance!

As one nowadays usually uses a journaled FS,
you should use a "real" datbase engine with ACID properties.
To my knowledge there is the innodb and the new falcon backend,
both have the properties of a real database...

-Phil
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