Re: Active Software-based file replication
This is exactly what I was looking for. I'll investigate this further.
As an aside, do you know of any vendors/products that do this out-of-the-box?
On Thu, 10 Mar 2005 09:35:05 +0100, email@example.com
> If you just want to replicate data, I think that DRBD.org it's a good option. But
> keep in mind that you'll have one server with a bunch of disks doing nothing but
> replicating data, unless you use it for something else unrelated to the data that you're
> replicating. Think of it as RAID1 over the network. You can even set it up with
> "heartbeat" to make it high available in an active-passive configuration. It worked
> flawlessly for me in an OTRS installation, replicating config files, runtime files and the
> Another option could be using iSCSI + software RAID, as it would allow you to
> have the disk physically separated from the server. But I don't know any scenario that
> could apply to this setup...
> On 9 Mar 2005 at 14:08, kmoogle wrote:
> > I was curious if anyone could recommend any software-based replication
> > software for an NFS fileserver. I currently have 1 TB NFS server
> > hosting files for 10 linux clients and would like to add a second 1TB
> > fileserver - but have the filesystem actively replicated and available
> > should the primary server fail. I was looking for a solution similar
> > to Constantdata.com's Constant Replicator - but would appreciate any
> > suggestions.
> > Thank you for your assistance.
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