[DRBD-user] Two vice-versa services on two nodes/machines

Vampire D vampired at gmail.com
Mon Jul 31 20:53:00 CEST 2006

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.

There is in fact one drawback.

If the load being shared is a burden for one to take on it's own, well that
can cause a lot of problems when it is in a failed over state.

On 7/29/06, Luciano Miguel Ferreira Rocha <strange at nsk.no-ip.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 29, 2006 at 10:00:49PM +0200, Ondrej Jombik wrote:
> > On Sat, 29 Jul 2006, Luciano Miguel Ferreira Rocha wrote:
> >
> > >On Sat, Jul 29, 2006 at 09:27:08PM +0200, Ondrej Jombik wrote:
> > >>- partition-A (service-A) will be master on machine1 and slave on
> machine2
> > >>- partition-B (service-B) will be master on machine2 and slave on
> machine1
> > >>Is this possible?
> > >>Does someone have this in production?
> > >Yes, just configure two different drbd resources.
> >
> > Thank you for your answer. I thought that this is possible.
> > Anyone having this in production is welcomed to tell us so.
> I do.
> > Also I'm interested in you personal opinion if you consider this
> > solution as a clever/good one. I'm not the expert in the topic, thus it
> > is rather difficult for me to think about any drawbacks or possible
> > problems that this setup can bring.
> You're distributing your load between two machines. That's a good thing
> to do. An otherwise idle server will be put to good use instead of just
> waiting for the other to fail.
> I see no drawback, only benefits, assuming that there's no convoluted
> dependency between them.
> --
> lfr
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