I too would like to hear from anyone that has xen and remus in a production
On Tuesday, September 07, 2010 11:46 AM CDT, Miles Fidelman
> Greg Woods wrote:
> > On Tue, 2010-09-07 at 09:28 -0600, Nick Couchman wrote:
> >> Pacemaker/DRBD, on the other hand, just synchronizes the data,
> >> and if it detects that one of the domUs has died, starts it up somewhere
> >> else.
> >> So, with Remus, the theory/goal is 0 downtime of your domU, whereas
> >> Pacemaker
> >> simply minimizes downtime to a certain point - the time it takes to detect
> >> failure
> >> and boot the new domU.
> > Actually, pacemaker can do live migrations with some limitations. If the
> > I have no experience with Remus, but from Nick's description of it, it
> > sounds like Remus might be a whole lot easier to set up and may be a
> > good way to go if all you care about is failover for your domU's, or if
> > you really need instantaneous failover in the event of a server crash.
> All of this is well and good, but not to the point.
> I'm using pacemaker and DRBD. It works. it's just a pain.
> Has anybody on this list actually used Remus in production? Is it ready
> for prime time? Or is it still beta (or alpha)?
> In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice.
> In<fnord> practice, there is. .... Yogi Berra
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