> On 18 Aug 2015, at 11:19, Albe Laurenz <laurenz.a...@wien.gv.at> wrote:
> Hans-Jürgen Schönig wrote:
>> in addition to that you have the “problem” of transactions. if you failover 
>> in the middle
>> of a transaction, strange things might happen from the application point of 
>> view.
>> the good thing, however, is that stupid middleware is sometimes not able to 
>> handle
>> failed connections. however, overall i think it is more of a danger than a 
>> benefit.
> Maybe I misunderstood the original proposal, but my impression was that the 
> alternative
> servers would be tried only at the time the connection is established, and 
> there would be no
> such problems as you describe.

it would still leave the problem of having a read only on the other side unless 
you are using BDR or so.



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