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Re: Subversion Mirroring

From: Kevin Grover <kevin_at_kevingrover.net>
Date: 2007-10-06 03:31:52 CEST

On 10/5/07, Karl Fogel <kfogel@red-bean.com> wrote:
>
> WANdisco <elaine.murphy@wandisco.com> writes:
> > WANdisco solves these problems by turning distributed Subversion
> > repositories into peers. All of the repositories are writeable, and
> > consistency across the repositories is guaranteed. WANdisco's
> active-active
> > replication capabilities allow developers to work at LAN speed over the
> WAN
> > for both read and write operations, while keeping all of the
> repositories in
> > sync, in effect in real-time. WANdisco also provides self-healing
> > capabilities that automate disaster recovery after a network outage or
> > server failure.
>
> I wanted to read WANdisco's whitepaper on how this is done, but the
> web site would require me to register (name, address, etc) to see it.
>
> Is there any way that can be opened up, so that the community can
> evaluate the solution at a technical level, the same way we can
> evaluate Subversion itself, without registering?
>
>
Be careful of the company. I wanted to evaluate their product for work. I
had a need that I thought they might fill. But, I needed the solution
quickly. I contacted WANdisco, and was put into phone contact with the
marketing people. I could not get past the marketing group. They wanted to
set up meetings to talk, have people see our setup (which would be very hard
to arrange --- and take far too much time), blah, blah... I tried to
explain my issues. I told them that if I can just talk with one of their
technicians, to explain my situation, to see if they thought it would work.
Then I'd want to get a trial license, for a few days to a week, so I can
prove to myself it will work.

I tried several times via the phone to explain this, then just quit. I
wasted more time talking to their marketing people than I expected to, with
no end in sight.

Maybe it's just me. I do tend to have a sort attention span.
Received on Sat Oct 6 03:32:39 2007

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