Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
On 09/23/11 18:28, Felix Frank wrote: > Hi, > > On 09/23/2011 06:18 PM, Bart Coninckx wrote: >> Felix, >> do you combine your setup with clustering software? Or do you script a >> live migration? I'm intrigued by how you handle the timing in the latter >> case. > > ah, I didn't make this really clear. > > I haven't set this up with either live migration capabilities nor > pacemaker. All I have is a hot standby for manual recovery in case of a > primary node failure. Sorry. > > I believe that for pacemaker, you would have both your nodes be primary > at all times (i.e., not use a master-slave set at all). > Not a thrilling perspective, I guess. > > Cheers, > Felix I see :-) The project I'm engaging into does require things like live migration and quick backup. I guess the answer to my question would be to use a dual primary DRBD setup with GFS or OCFS on top of and Pacemaker dealing with the migrations. Backup could then be a matter of snapshot one of the DRBD nodes. If DRBD is built on LVM, this should be easy (after an xm save). thx again, B.