[nSLUG] XEN & Heartbeat

Stephen Gregory nslug at kernelpanic.ca
Wed Jun 3 15:26:37 ADT 2009


On Wed, Jun 03, 2009 at 06:10:35PM +0000, Ian Campbell wrote:
> 
> Yeah, but those aren't "fault tolerant" to the point where if you're
> writing to disk on one machine which crashes halfway through it
> continues seamlessly on the other, are they?

In theory the setup will survive. It is desinged to survive bad
hardware. It does not to protect against bad software. If on vm
crashes then the other will crash as both are identical and running
the same code.

-- 
sg



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