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From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
Cc: Markus Schiltknecht <markus(at)bluegap(dot)ch>, a(dot)mitani(at)sra-europe(dot)com, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgcluster-general(at)pgfoundry(dot)org
Subject: Re: [Pgcluster-general] PostgreSQL Documentation of
Date: 2006-11-21 21:57:53
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On Tue, 2006-11-21 at 16:51 -0500, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> Markus Schiltknecht wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > > I feel the shared-* issue splits us up like master/slave and
> > > multi-master splits up
> > 
> > No, not quite. To sum up, I'd say the following combinations make sense:
> > 
> > sync, multi-master replication on shared-memory cluster (which is much 
> > like a super-computer. With shared memory distributing locks does not 
> > cost much - beside marketing, there is probably not much sense in 
> > calling this a cluster at all).
> 
> Wow, how is that different than an multi-CPU server?

You can't have 1000 cpus :).. You can have 1000 dual core servers.

Joshua D. Drake

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