>>>>> "Jason" == Jason W <jwatkins@stripped> writes:
Jason> I have a few questions about running mySQL
Jason> with multiple servers using the same NFS
Jason> mounted data. I have read the mailing list
Jason> archives about this subject but I still have
Jason> a few questions that need answered.
Jason> We are running Solaris 2.6 servers using a
Jason> NetApp filer for storage. I'm using mySQL
Jason> to authenticate, and log accounting info with
Jason> Radiator Radius (currently in testing phase)
Jason> I have noticed extreme slowness (unusable)
Jason> when Radiator inserts accounting, and
Jason> session data. Is this to be expected??
With NFS you will get a lot of problems because of the lockd daemon!
Under heavy load, you will pay a performance penalty of at least 500 %
Jason> Is anyone doing this that could give me
Jason> info about what kind of performance they
Jason> are experiencing? The reason why I want
Jason> to do this across multiple servers using the
Jason> same database is because of redundancy,
Jason> having one fast server would be nice, but if
Jason> it dies our users cannot access their service.
In this case it's better to synchronize servers with the update log
and swap servers if the main server dies.
Jason> Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.