Jim C. Nasby wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 25, 2006 at 11:38:11AM +0200, Markus Schiltknecht wrote:
> > I can't really get excited about the exclusion of the term 
> > 'replication', because it's what most people are looking for. It's a 
> > well known term. Sorry if it sounded that way, but I've not meant to 
> > avoid that term.
> <snip> 
> > IMHO, it does not make sense to speak of a synchronous replication for a 
> > 'Shared Disk Fail Over'. It's not replication, because there's no replica.
> Those to statements are at odds with each other, at least based on
> everyone I've ever talked to in a commercial setting. People will use
> terms like 'replication', 'HA' or 'clustering' fairly interchangably.
> Usually what these folks want is some kind of high-availability
> solution. A few are more concerned with scalability. Sometimes it's a
> combination of both. That's why I think it's good for the chapter to
> deal with both aspects of this.

OK, I did break it out somewhat for clarity.  Let me know how it looks

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