[conspire] Partitioning problem

Tony Godshall togo at of.net
Tue Feb 7 19:51:39 PST 2006

According to Adrien Lamothe,
> Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:It's certainly no substitute for backup, which addresses that and
> numerous other failure modes.  However, single-drive failures do happen
> all the time, and having to revert to your most recent backup can
> really, really suck.
> Reverting to a backup is especially bad for high-volume e-commerce 
> sites, where order and customer data can be lost. Those types of sites 
> require redundancy.

Indeed.  Which is why I wrote "...I'd rather have fully
redundant systems and load-share across them- at least for
apps like webserver where it's easy to do so."


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