[OpenAFS] R/W replication
Wed, 14 Feb 2001 14:19:03 +0100
Nathan Neulinger wrote:
> Dirk Heinrichs wrote:
> > Derek Atkins wrote:
> > >
> > The reason I asked was that in case of inavailability of the "master"
> > volume, clients cannot save their changes. There could also be anothe=
> > solution, that in case the server of the RW volume goes down, one of
> > it's RO replicas will automatically be switche to RW, as long as the
> > original volume is down.
> That logic is fine so long as the volume is truly "down"... But what
> happens if it's just inaccessible on the network. A lot of people do
> replicas geographically distributed, in which case, that condition will
> be relatively common.
It could be optional, on a per volume basis.
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