MJoyce at ccia.org.au
Wed Apr 7 21:24:00 CDT 2004
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Robert Cope [mailto:robert at gonkgonk.com]
> Sent: Thursday, 8 April 2004 12:01 PM
> To: Matthew Joyce
> Cc: linux-poweredge at dell.com
> Subject: Re: Best practices
> Matthew Joyce wrote:
> > We are planning to run Debian Unstable on a Poweredge 1750. this is
> > our first linux on Dell, and will be a very critical app for us.
> "Debian unstable" and "very critical app" seem to contradict
> each other.
> I would suggest using stable or stable combined with backports.
Yeah, I know, I have concerns too.
the backport of postgresql worked ok, but I cannot find a backport for
> > What are my DR options ?
> One option, that I use often, is to run your main
> installation inside a
> vserver. By rsyncing the vserver tree to a secondary
> vserver host on
> a regular basis, it is quite easy to failover in the event of
> a hardware
> failure on the primary host. By using LVM's snapshoting
> ability, you can
> guarantee a consistent sync.
>  http://www.backports.org/ or my US mirror,
>  http://www.linux-vserver.org/
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