[OpenAFS] System resources requirements and performance tuning for AFS file servers

Harald Barth haba@kth.se
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:45:11 +0200 (CEST)

> Finally, when I upgrade my DB servers, I know that the “right” way
> is to shut everything down, copy over the databases, (...)


> ..., do you think I’d be safe to take down one database server at a
> time, bring up a new RHEL VM with the same IP address, start the AFS
> processes, and wait for the database to propagate to the new box?

That's how I have done most upgrades. Not with VMs but with real boxes.