Replication can be done with any different hardware architecture. But they are
asynchronous. Replication are not guranteed at the same time as it updates in the master.
In cluster you should use same architecture. They are synchronous.
--- On Mon, 5/19/08, sublimino@stripped <sublimino@stripped> wrote:
> From: sublimino@stripped <sublimino@stripped>
> Subject: Recommendations for upscaling
> To: cluster@stripped, replication@stripped
> Date: Monday, May 19, 2008, 5:25 AM
> I work for a small business running accounting and business
> software (SaaS) on a single busy server, and we are
> planning to
> upscale to multiple servers. Having synchronous data is
> vital. In
> light of this:
> Is it possible for a replicated server to be synchronous?
> Are slaves run on hardware that is identical to the master?
> Can anybody recommend Continuent's middleware?
> Apologies for cross posting to the replication and cluster
> Many thanks,
> Andrew Martin
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