[Talk-us] US-based Server

Dale Puch dale.puch at gmail.com
Thu Oct 22 01:01:20 BST 2009

Not a network or SQL engineer.  But a google search turned up this.
http://pgcluster.projects.postgresql.org/feature.html  From the mailing list
I see the code is up to 1.9 even if the page isn't updated.

There also seemed like several basic configurations that can be used with
different good and bad points.


On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 7:51 PM, Dave Hansen <dave at sr71.net> wrote:

> On Thu, 2009-10-22 at 01:34 +0200, Frederik Ramm wrote:
> > Adam Schreiber wrote:
> > > I would hope that and in the future a mapping mirror.  The database
> > > ought to move to being on more than one server.
> >
> > I am interested to hear your proposals on conflict resolution, or
> > failing that, segmentation of our data.
> Surely distributed databases are a "solved problem" these days. :)
> Having an API mirror that's read-only to users, but kept within a minute
> or two of the real thing should be OK for most people.  There's nothing
> fundamentally different between that and somebody on a slow connection
> doing a download of a large area.  By the time they have the data, it
> may be out of date.
> Writes could quite easily just be proxied (even at the HTTP layer) back
> to the master machine.  I'd bet that OSM is skewed pretty darn heavily
> to readers anyway.
> That much could be done with HTTP and minutely planet dumps.
> -- Dave
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