[DRBD-user] DRBD question

Luciano Miguel Ferreira Rocha strange at nsk.no-ip.org
Tue Oct 24 17:19:15 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.

On Tue, Oct 24, 2006 at 02:53:37PM +0000, PAul Aviles wrote:
> Can I use DRDB to setup replication of only certain directories or it must be 
> at the partition or volume level? I think is only the later, but just currious. 

At the parition/volume level, yes.

> Also, while I know mysql supports replication, can you use DRBD for similar 
> applicaitions?

Yes, but not quite. They have different characteristics regarding
performance, time to switch between masters and freshness of replica
data (assuming you're talking about MySQL's active-secondary).

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