Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
On Tuesday, 26. August 2008, Andrew McGill wrote: > I'm about to set up a luke-warm standby server - with DRBD and/or another > form of synchronisation. The server will be running a general-purpose web > hosting environment (LAMP + mail) for up to 100 domains. I've heard that dovecot (IMHO the best IMAP server of all) will get a replication feature of it's own, which should be more bandwith saving than drbd. > > - Which files would be better rsync'd (or that the entire job should be) So bandwith is extremely expensive and you seem to be able to live with not extremely up-to-date data (suggested by your question about turning synchronisation off). I think you'd be better of rsyncing once a day or as often as you need for your requirements. Should be the most bandwith saving option. Also drbd is very sensitive to latency, so long-distance synchronization is not recommended anyway. My €0.02, Stefan