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Month: August 2011

Re: [trinity-users] Why is the site down?

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Fri, 5 Aug 2011 02:40:03 -0500
>> I can provide a vserver in swizzerland, if it's of any use.
> There are plans to set up a round robin / failover system at some point in
> the future, however as with most "minor" tasks this has been sitting on
> the back burner for some time.  Potential issues include ensuring that the
> site is consistent across all mirrors, and the potential for referring
> users to mirrors that are down (i.e. how will the global network state be
> monitored and all single points of failure removed?).  I have yet to see a
> FOSS technology that can do this (though I admit my searching in this area
> as not even scratched the surface), especially since the servers would be
> located all around the world.
> Input on ways to do this would be greatly appreciated, as it would also
> help with the mirror system (which does not currently handle link errors
> or mirror failure well at all).
> Thanks!
> Tim

As an addendum, this would only work with the static HTML pages and file
content of the site--the dynamic content such as the Wiki, Etherpad, etc.
does need to stay here for obvious reasons.  Perhaps this conversation
should be moved to the trinity-devel mailing list as well?