Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
On Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 12:55:14PM -0500, Jose Perez wrote: > any idea? :( those questions are not easily answered in a few lines, unless "it depends" counts as an answer. your best bet is to hire a consultant. > On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 4:35 PM, Jose Perez <jvoorhees1 at gmail.com> wrote: > > hi people: > > > > I pretend to build a HA cluster using Heartbeat with 2 nodes > > (Active/Standby). These nodes are just compatible computers (PCs), so > > they don't have any IPMI, RSA, APC or similar features to use stonith. > > > > I'm thinking about using DRBD to replicate information between both > > nodes so I would like someone with more experience than me give me > > some advices to achieve a reliable setup. > > > > - If I won't be able to use stonith to kill the other node in split > > brain situation... Does my information will be at risk? > > - If I use a dual-primary DRBD configuration... Is it possible that > > data loss occurs in split brain situations? Do I need to use GFS/OCFS > > in this scenario? How reliable is this for production use= > > - What would be that appropiate shared storage configuration for my HA > > Cluster? I have seen some posts talking about DRBD+NFS or DRBD+iSCSI.. > > How reliable are the alternatives that I have? > > > > I'm trying to make the right choice of technologies for my cluster > > scenario so I would appreciate some advices. Please consider my ONLY > > TWO PCs available (both nodes), or maybe suggest me a better scenario > > (maybe a third PC or something else) so I can evaluate the better > > choice. -- : Lars Ellenberg : LINBIT HA-Solutions GmbH : DRBD®/HA support and consulting http://www.linbit.com DRBD® and LINBIT® are registered trademarks of LINBIT, Austria. __ please don't Cc me, but send to list -- I'm subscribed