[OSM-dev] [OSM-talk] donating read-only api-mirrors

Stefan de Konink stefan at konink.de
Fri Feb 6 14:31:10 GMT 2009


marcus.wolschon at googlemail.com wrote:
> On Fri, 06 Feb 2009 15:16:28 +0100, Stefan de Konink <stefan at konink.de>
> wrote:
>> Florian Lohoff wrote:
>>> API 0.7 should contain a "referral" as LDAP does - So a client could
>>> connect to a cluster of read-only copies and once you write to it you
>>> get a referral to the master database. Synchronization is a big issue
>>> here but it should be a good point for scalability ...
>> I wonder; could we solve this by just sending the history table with a 
>> certain key?
> 
> What for?
> Your have a version-attribute that tells the server what
> version your chances are based on.

In that case you could require all the data from that version on :) 
Hence have your own mirror with version history :)


Stefan




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