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[Discuss] Redundant array of inexpensive servers: clustering?

On 03/31/2014 03:00 PM, Rich Braun wrote:
> For me, the use-case for HA technology really isn't just about 
> designing around failure. The more-important thing for me as a 
> weekend-hobbyist user is being able to take something down, mess with 
> it/upgrade it/overhaul it for a few hours or days, and put it back 
> online without disrupting anything else.

And my description of paired servers with sw raid 1 and DRBD and dual 
/-partitions and KVM live a way to fire up "a new 
computer" by building a VM, and a whim, but not have all my eggs in one 
hardware basket. Getting the aforementioned setup to work as smoothly as 
all that...I have not yet done. But I am putting together a shopping 
list again.


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