Skip site navigation (1) Skip section navigation (2)

Re: Terms and Definitions for Database Replication

From: Markus Schiltknecht <markus(at)bluegap(dot)ch>
To: Robert Treat <xzilla(at)users(dot)sourceforge(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Terms and Definitions for Database Replication
Date: 2007-09-07 14:26:43
Message-ID: (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-www

Robert Treat wrote:
> Example may have been the wrong word. That paragraph explains what single 
> master is explicitly, but never explains what multiple master is explicitly 
> (ie. more than one node accepting writes, and then using 2PC or conflict 
> resultion to push changes around).  So maybe just provide a more explicit 
> definition of MM.

I've changed that and added paragraph about multi-master replication 
explicitly. Additionally, I'm now mentioning the alternative terms 
master-slave as well as primary and secondary.

A paragraph about failover and standby has been added. And the eager vs 
lazy text has been made clearer (hopefully).

Other additions: shared-disk vs shared-nothing, vertical and horizontal 
partitioning and a rant about 'grids'.

Thank you for your inputs.



In response to

pgsql-www by date

Next:From: Josh BerkusDate: 2007-09-07 20:50:27
Subject: Re: Request to add EnterpriseDB Postgres to Download page
Previous:From: Marc G. FournierDate: 2007-09-06 23:50:08
Subject: Re: down AGAIN!

Privacy Policy | About PostgreSQL
Copyright © 1996-2017 The PostgreSQL Global Development Group