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Re^4: Code Conflation: Considered Harmful?

by dragonchild (Archbishop)
on Sep 12, 2004 at 21:50 UTC ( #390457=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: Code Conflation: Considered Harmful?
in thread Code Conflation: Considered Harmful?

Zero single points of failure. Oracle RAC depends on a central storage area. So, if that storage area fails, the database is down, even if all the processing nodes are still up. (Obviously, you can make the storage area itself redundant with various strategies. But, that's an additional step that needs to be taken.)

With NDB clustering, every processing node is also a storage node. So, the failure of any single point will not bring the database down.

Every article I've ever read on the concept of clustering says that this is the most robust architectural model.

We are the carpenters and bricklayers of the Information Age.

Then there are Damian modules.... *sigh* ... that's not about being less-lazy -- that's about being on some really good drugs -- you know, there is no spoon. - flyingmoose

I shouldn't have to say this, but any code, unless otherwise stated, is untested

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[ambrus]: Something you can have at home and your corner print shop, without a whole printing press's worth of equipment.
[ambrus]: As for TeX, I'm not trying to discourage anyone from writing carefully beautifully typeset documents, in maths or outside. But most people aren't willing to do that, and will spend only little time about the formatting,
[ambrus]: and try to leave everything else to automated systems without checking how what they write came out format-wise, and for those people, discounting the part about journals with a specific format above,
[ambrus]: just blindly recommending to use LaTeX is a bad idea now.

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