[OpenAFS] System resources requirements and performance tuning
for AFS file servers
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:45:11 +0200 (CEST)
> Finally, when I upgrade my DB servers, I know that the $B!H(Bright$B!I(B way
> is to shut everything down, copy over the databases, (...)
> ..., do you think I$B!G(Bd 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.