[Spread-users] Limitation for high availability systems
Pedro Melo CUNHA
melo at isp.novis.pt
Tue Jun 3 06:10:22 EDT 2003
Well, maybe all we need is a SIGHUP kind of thing: use rsync or scp to
distribute the files (or even spread itself after the first setup), and
then make SIGHUP reread the config file without the need to restart...
--On 27 de Maio de 2003 8:24 +1000 Joshua Goodall <joshua at roughtrade.net>
> On Mon, May 26, 2003 at 02:43:21PM +0000, . zist wrote:
>> What modifications would be necessary ?
> I don't know if I'm overcomplicating the issue or not, but with a
> dynamic configuration, you create the need for a config
> directory service so that subsequent new members both receive
> a correct configuration and get themselves consistently and
> atomically accepted into a new configuration by existing members.
> Of course, Spread itself is an ideal tool for building such a
> service, so there's a chicken-and-egg bootstrap issue there.
> You also create a need for an appropriate "floor access" protocol
> so that the credential is something other than than the server's
> public IP address.
>> If it's not planned or easily done by someone not familiar with the
>> internal spread
>> architecture, would there be some workaround ?
> You could populate your spread.conf files with a whole stack of
> not-yet-existing hosts.
> Joshua Goodall "tea makes itself"
> joshua at roughtrade.net - Ana Susanj
> Spread-users mailing list
> Spread-users at lists.spread.org
Pedro Melo Cunha - <melo at isp.novis.pt>
Novis Telecom, S.A. - Dir. Rede - ISP <http://www.novis.pt/>
Edifício Novis - Estrada da Outurela, 118 - 2795-606 Carnaxide
tel: +351 21 0104340 - fax: +351 21 0104301
More information about the Spread-users