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Re: [MirageOS-devel] using Irmin to distribute the xapi database

On 11 Nov 2014, at 18:36, Dave Scott <Dave.Scott@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,
> John Else, Thomas Sanders and I spent a couple of days hacking up a prototype 
> xapi[1] which uses Irmin[2] to store host and VM configuration in git. It 
> seems very promising to me: I particularly like the way I can associate 
> threads (Tasks in xapi-speak) with Irmin views (mapped onto git topic 
> branches) which remain isolated while running (avoiding scalability and 
> correctness problems I currently have due to accidental *lack* of isolation) 
> and which get merged on completion.
> If anyoneâs interested Iâve written up a basic design doc here:
> https://github.com/xapi-project/xen-api/blob/master/doc/futures/distributed-database/README.md

Very nice!  Any chance of another YouTube video showing some git logs
in action for those of us that can't quite build xen-api yet? :-)

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