[OpenAFS] Replica sites

Russ Allbery rra@stanford.edu
Tue, 10 May 2005 14:06:54 -0700

ed <ed@ednevitible.co.uk> writes:
> Russ Allbery <rra@stanford.edu> wrote:

>> Personally, for an IMAP server, I would declare IMAP as the one and
>> only access mechanism to the data and then use local RAID storage on
>> the individual IMAP servers.  That's what we do at Stanford.

> What does Stanford do when the server needs a kernel upgrade, for some
> reason, or if the servers CPU/PSU fails?

Either migrate all of the user's mailboxes to a different server or, more
frequently, take an outage some early weekend morning.

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>