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Re: [Xen-users] status of remus

On Tue, Mar 29, 2011 at 04:36:08PM -0400, Miles Fidelman wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> Perhaps somebody can illuminate the status of Remus.  It looks like a  
> nice HA option (certainly simpler than cobbling together DRBD,  
> Pacemaker, etc.) - but it also looks like it requires using an older  
> kernel, and there have been no documentation updates since sometime in  
> 2010.
> So... is the project alive, is it catching up with the rest of Xen, or  
> is it best to avoid it?


There's a new and active maintainer for Remus. He's been posting
many patches recently to xen-devel mailinglist.

Just remember Remus is FT (Fault Tolerance) solution..
often it's better use software/service based HA instead of vm-based FT.
FT is way slower than "normal" HA.

-- Pasi

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