[OpenAFS] Replica sites
Tue, 10 May 2005 17:16:07 -0400
On Tuesday, May 10, 2005 07:21:04 PM +0100 ed <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 10 May 2005 10:10:28 -0700
> Russ Allbery <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> ed <email@example.com> writes:
>> > Russ Allbery <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> >> No, AFS only supports read-only replication.
>> > How do I load balance a single volume that has a single dir of
>> > ~1,000,000 files that are all accessed heavily for read/write?
>> I would use something other than AFS for an application with those
>> particular characteristics.
> Well, I like the features of AFS, however, the scenario is this, I have
> a single mail server for webmail, IMAP maildirs, spam filtering, virus
> scanning etc.
> This mailbox is getting loaded, primarily through IMAP access. I need to
> spread the IMAP folders out, so that one of 5 (more or less) front line
> mail servers can talk to one of a number of file servers.
> What software would your recommend for this?