Archive for the tag 'redundancy'



Jan 20 2008

Heartbeat 2 Howto

Published by under Apache,Linux

Since version 2, Heartbeat is able to manage more than 2 nodes, and doesn’t need "mon" utility to monitor services. This fonctionnality is now implemented within Heartbeat. As a consequence, this flexibility and new features may make it harder to configure. It’s intresting to know version 1 configuration files are still supported.   Installation Heartbeat […]

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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

Published by under Mysql

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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