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Re: DRDB?

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Magnus Hagander <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>,Martin Fandel <martin(dot)fandel(at)alphyra-evs(dot)de>,pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: DRDB?
Date: 2005-06-27 23:52:23
Message-ID: 200506272352.j5RNqN615477@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Magnus Hagander wrote:
> > Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
> > > Martin Fandel wrote:
> > >> is DRDB (http://www.drbd.org/) a recommended 
> > replication-solution for 
> > >> PostgreSQL? I asked some PostgreSQL-People and DRDB-People on the 
> > >> Linux-Tag in germany. But I'm not very assured about this solution.
> > 
> > > Uh, we really don't _recommend_ replication solutions.  However, I 
> > > will say I have heard of Slony, but never of DRDB.  It seems DRDB 
> > > replicates the file system blocks to another machine.
> 
> (Um, Bruce, we talked to Alan Robertson about this in Copenhagen a
> couple of months back. So you've certainly *heard* of it :P)

Oh, that was it.  Yea, I remember now!

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