On Wed, Sep 9, 2015 at 4:30 PM, Kevin Grittner <kgri...@ymail.com> wrote: > Robert Haas <robertmh...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> I think the problem we should be trying to solve is: Given a set >> of server IPs, connect to one that is up. >> >> I believe this comes up in several different scenarios. >> >> Example #1: [single server; changing IP address gracefully] >> >> Example #2: [xDB/BDR client uses local master if up; else a remote] >> >> Example #3: [SR/HS with changing primary] > > For all of those it is clear that we do not need (or want!) > heartbeat, STONITH, fencing, etc. to be handled by the connector. > If the above are the sorts of problems we are trying to solve, a > very simple solution is the best. I know you outlined several; I'm > not sure it would matter all that much which one we used -- any > would work and someone should Just Do It. > >> I'm sure there are more. > > Ay, there's the rub. Some people seemed to be suggesting that this > should be far more than what you describe above. That would, IMO, > be a mistake.
It sounds like we are pretty much on the same page. :-) -- Robert Haas EnterpriseDB: http://www.enterprisedb.com The Enterprise PostgreSQL Company -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (firstname.lastname@example.org) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers