[CentOS] Load Balancing

Dan Trainor dan.trainor at gmail.com
Wed May 24 18:04:49 UTC 2006

Rick Philbrick wrote:
> Hi,
> Does this require you run a particular version of Mysql?  I am running
> Mysql-4.1 using Mastr Slave replication.  I really want to do the
> above described Mastr Mastr scenario.
> -Rick Philbrick
> On 5/24/06, Dan Trainor <dan.trainor at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Jure Pečar wrote:
>> > On Tue, 23 May 2006 15:32:31 -0700
>> > Mace Eliason <meliason at shaw.ca> wrote:
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >>My only question is I have found in the system that I setup with
>> >>mysql replication it worked great but if you remove one of the
>> >>servers and put it back in you have to stop mysql and copy over the
>> >>newer database and then restart both to get it to replicate
>> >>correctly.
>> >>
>> >>Is there a way to get replication to work so it will automatically
>> >>sync the master and slave without having to stop and copy and restart?
>> >
>> >
>> > This is only neccessary if somethign ugly happens to your binary 
>> logs so the syncing thread of mysql has nowhere to get the good data 
>> from. Usually this should not happen. I only had it hapen when I run 
>> out of disk space.
>> > I suggest you check your setup and mysql replication docs again.
>> >
>> Hi -
>> I, too, suggest this.
>> I have a setup which is similar to what you're going for, I think.  The
>> MySQL part utilizes master-master replication, or multi-master
>> replication, which gives me a hot spare just in case.  In the event that
>> one of these machines fail, it is updated automagically when it comes
>> back online, by it's "master".
>> MySQL has detailed this procedure pretty well.  Take a look at it and
>> see what you can find.
>> Thanks
>> -dant

Hi -

Honestly, I've not started playing with MySQL until 5.0, and more 
recently, 5.1 - so I cannot answer that.  However, this may be 
documented in MySQL's manual (or someone else might be able to chime in)


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