[Talk-us] US-based Server

Anthony osm at inbox.org
Thu Oct 22 02:16:46 BST 2009

On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 7:34 PM, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> 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.

What about a segmentation in time?  During the time of day when most
edits are being made from one part of the globe, make the server
located there the read-write master, and the other(s) the read-only

On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 7:55 PM, Frederik Ramm <frederik at remote.org> wrote:
> I have spent some time thinking about this but I always end up with
> "let's make distributed mirrors for reading but keep write accesses on
> the central server to avoid trouble".

Yeah, I don't think you gain much by having multiple masters
physically separated by large distances.  It's probably not worth it.
But it'd be fun to implement if you had to :).

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