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
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