[DRBD-user] Quick question
chris at inetu.net
Mon Jun 8 09:54:52 CEST 2009
Yes, you can use Heartbeat to trigger failover to the slave when using
replication. There's a number of articles on the topic. Google 'mysql
replication heartbeat'. BTW...you can certainly use two dissimilar
systems for a MySQL/DRBD/Heartbeat cluster, but you won't have the same
performance as if the systems were identical. For home use this may not
be an issue. Just depends on your use case.
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Subject: Re: [DRBD-user] Quick question
Can MySQL replication be used together with heartbeat? Any good tutorials on this topic?
On Fri, Jun 5, 2009 at 6:31 AM, Martin Gombac <martin at isg.si<mailto:martin at isg.si>> wrote:
If you need only mysql clustered, i would advise you to use mysql replication.
On 4, Jun2009, at 4:14 PM, Alexander Celle wrote:
Assuming I want to use DRBD with MySQL (together with heartbeat) in a
two server configuration, do both servers have to be exactly the same?
I'm thinking of setting up a home system with one powerful server
(active) and a lesser server (passive) to be used only upon emergencies.
I know this is far from ideal, but its cheaper and wanted to know if it
can be done or if it would be a pain to setup (I'm not a huge techie so
don't want to deal with too many setup complications)
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