[Mailman-Users] Load-balancing mailman between two servers

Brad Knowles brad at shub-internet.org
Wed Nov 29 01:08:02 CET 2006

At 6:30 PM -0500 11/28/06, Barry Warsaw wrote:

>  Of course, if machine 1 went down, all the messages in its hash
>  slices would sit unprocessed, but it would be a fairly simple matter
>  to reconfigure machine 2 to handle machine 1's slices, or to bring up
>  a fallback machine to handle those slices in the meantime.

Ahh, okay.  Cool.  I knew that there was a hashing scheme, but I had 
thought the intent was to use that for allowing multiple queue 
runners for each queue, on a single machine.  I wasn't aware that the 
same mechanism would be used for splitting the queues across servers 
via NFS -- allowing you to avoid the locking problems I mentioned 


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