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Re: multiple svn front-ends, single SAN repo volume

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 11 Feb 2012 00:50:38 -0600

On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 11:29 PM, Bruce Lysik <blysik_at_yahoo.com> wrote:
> We have a single server installation which is currently not fast enough.
> The LB pair + 3 svn front-ends + SAN storage is not strictly for
> performance, but also for reliability.  Scaling vertically would probably
> solve performance problems in the short term, but still wouldn't address
> single points of failure.
> Thanks for all the responses to this thread, it's very educational.

Is the current storage on the san? If not, putting it there with
fail-over svn servers fixes the reliability issue without introducing
new locking issues. And if the san is faster than the local disk it
may help with speed as well. Does it all have to be in a single
repository? If not, moving different parts to different svn servers
spreads the load without sharing the same transaction lock.

   Les Mikesell
Received on 2012-02-11 07:51:31 CET

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