Archive for the tag 'high availability'



Oct 02 2016

Microsoft Exchange Multiple Mail Relays

Published by under Exchange

This works for Exchange 2003, 2007, 2010 and 2013. Haven’t tested on 2016 but it should. Please let me know if you do.   You have an Exchange server (or cluster) that communicates to the outside through a mail relay (also called smarthost), usually in the DMZ. You’d now like to double the infrastructure on […]

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Apr 18 2007

Mysql Failover

Published by under Mysql

When a Mysql server contains critical data, it’s always a good idea to rely on more than one server. Implementing a cluster would be ideal in this situation and could offer a high availability setup. It gives the option to replace a node if it fails with no disruption of service or even data loss. […]

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Apr 01 2007

Mysql Replication

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Having a few databases running on Mysql with tables growing to several millions of rows, backups become pretty heavy. If the server fails, it can mean several hours lost, working on setting up a new server and reimporting the data from the backup. I’m not even talking about the potential financial loss due to the […]

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