[OpenAFS] Is AFS suitable for this scenario?

Chris Huebsch chris.huebsch@informatik.tu-chemnitz.de
Wed, 3 Jan 2007 14:33:36 +0100 (CET)

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On Wed, 3 Jan 2007, Jacobo Garc=EDa wrote:

> First of all I want to implement an instant replication solution in
> another machine.

AFS does not provide instant replication service.

> Next step would be that if server A falls server B could take his place
> and that should be transparent to the rails app.

AFS does not provide hot-standby or failover.

> Can I use AFS for this tasks?, what steps do you think are important to
> achieve this goals?

Perhaps you should stay with your NFS and have a look at drbd.

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