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Re: Distributed Database Web Site

From: Alexey Borzov <borz_off(at)cs(dot)msu(dot)su>
To: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Distributed Database Web Site
Date: 2004-08-16 14:26:47
Message-ID: 4120C427.8000700@cs.msu.su (view raw or flat)
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Hi,

Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> For instance, if we had a read-only database on a mirror site, 
> replicated from the main database using something like Slony ... how 
> hard would it be t have 'write operations' sent to the main web site to 
> happen, with all read operations being local?

What's the point? You can't realistically expect permanent high-speed 
connectivity between master and slaves, thus replication will be *extremely* 
asynchronous.

The only obviuos benefit I see is reduced traffic.

> ie. posting news events would happen at http://www.postgresql.org, but 
> reading news events would be @ http://www.xx.postgresql.org, but both 
> could/would be dynamic?

It works this way even now.

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