[Linux-HA] Heartbeat and Stretch clustering

Hubert Gilch hg at sepag.de
Fri Feb 10 04:48:05 MST 2006


Hello Matthew,
>
> Am just wondering what everyone uses to provide a second resilient 
> path for heartbeats in a "stretch" cluster situation (i.e. different 
> data centres, too far for serial)?
>
> At the moment I just have two unicast IP heartbeats over different 
> NICs taking different paths between the buildings, but I'm still very 
> aware that since I'm using DRBD it's only a matter of time until I get 
> split-brain and meet the "You Will Trash Your Data" caveat...
What do you think about RS232-to-fiber-converters?

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