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From:Curtis Maurand Date:April 29 2009 7:08pm
Subject:Re: Question on replication terminology
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I think what's really being sought after, here is clustering.

--C

Eric Bergen wrote:
> Dual master replication can be either dual master dual write or dual
> master single writer. The latter is preferred. In this configuration
> replication is connected in both directions but clients only ever
> connect to one master at a time. It's just as safe as master -> slave
> replication if you handle the failover correctly.
>
> -Eric
>
> On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 3:43 PM, Claudio Nanni <claudio.nanni@stripped>
> wrote:
>   
>> Hi there,
>> I would only like to stress that the only supported (and recommended)
>> replication solution in MySQL is
>> Master--->Slave  replication.
>> In this scenario you can have ONLY one master and (virtually) any number of
>> slaves.
>> There is NO other safe replication solution.
>> The terms you mention seems to refer to the same solution, where you have
>> two servers each acting as a master:
>> this is a non standard dangerous scenario in MySQL and requires application
>> logic awareness.
>>
>> Hope to have brought a little light in your mind
>>
>> Cheers
>> Claudio
>>
>>
>>
>> Vikram Vaswani wrote:
>>     
>>> Hi
>>>
>>> I'm new to replication and looking through some docs on how to use it.
>>> Could
>>> someone please tell me if the following terms mean the same thing or, if
>>> not, what is the difference:
>>>
>>> master-master replication
>>> dual-master replication
>>> bidirectional replication
>>>
>>> TIA
>>> -BT
>>>
>>>
>>>       
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Thread
Question on replication terminologyVikram Vaswani27 Apr
  • Re: Question on replication terminologyClaudio Nanni29 Apr
    • Re: Question on replication terminologyEric Bergen29 Apr
      • Re: Question on replication terminologyCurtis Maurand29 Apr