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Re: [Xen-users] Server purchase pointers

On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 4:28 PM, Bart Coninckx <bart.coninckx@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi list,
> would briefly like to get your ideas on this. I understand this is a
> subjective matter, but I'd like some pointers anyway.
> I'm planning to make a HA Xen solution based on DRBD and Pacemaker, mainly
> serving as a disaster recovery solution for my customers.

have you tried drbd with xen?

> It will daily sync their files and mails (rsync, imapsync) and in case of
> disaster they can access this info by means of web based applications.
> So I'm basically looking for a budget friendly rack server with good Linux
> support (will probably be using SLES11).

I'd actually suggest you buy a third one, with lots of internal disks,
and install whatever OS you're familiar with to act as block storage
server. Example: openindiana + nappit + iscsi, SLES + aoe, etc.


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