[Linux-HA] heartbeat with postgresql

Andrew Beekhof andrew at beekhof.net
Fri Oct 22 10:32:24 MDT 2010

On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 7:09 PM, Greg Woods <woods at ucar.edu> wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-10-20 at 08:13 +0200, Andrew Beekhof wrote:
>> > Um, maybe because heartbeat v1 has a much much much much less steep
>> > learning curve?
>> I dispute that:
>>    http://theclusterguy.clusterlabs.org/post/178680309/configuring-heartbeat-v1-was-so-simple
> This addresses the fact that Pacemaker has many features that heartbeat
> v1 lacks. That is not in dispute, but it completely sidesteps the point
> that heartbeat v1 is sufficient for many uses and much easier to get
> working. I have not said that heartbeat v1 is "better" than pacemaker,
> only that it is easier to get working.

Are you including learning and configuring mon there too?
Because seriously, if you're just using v1 - thats not a cluster,
thats a prayer.

> The question was asked "why would
> anyone want to use heartbeat v1". Here is one valid answer to that
> question. This point has been made on this list before by myself and
> others, and yet the question "why would anyone want to use heartbeat v1"
> continues to be asked. I understand that nobody has any interest in
> developing heartbeat v1 any more. I accept this, I have moved on to v3
> and Pacemaker. But that does not invalidate the answer to the original
> question.
> --Greg
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