[rabbitmq-discuss] use of an NFS for broker failover

Alvaro Videla videlalvaro at gmail.com
Fri Oct 1 10:28:56 BST 2010

Why don't you use LVS for such scenario? We us RabbitMQ in prod behind a LVS.

On Oct 1, 2010, at 5:22 PM, Marek Majkowski wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 30, 2010 at 17:37, Shane <shane at digitalsanctum.com> wrote:
>> Given two brokers (Broker A and Broker B) use the same file system
>> space via NFS and the following events occur:
>> 1. Broker A goes down with producers/consumers connected to it.
>> 2. Broker B starts up
>> 3. Producers/consumers reconnect to Broker B.
>> All exchanges/queues are created upon startup of the producers/
>> consumers.
>> What else should I be considering to achieve failover?
> That sounds good. NFS may not be the best tool for this job, but
> it might just work. Do make sure that at no point two Rabbits
> are using the same data. You may also find the "reconnect"
> bit hard, how will your clients know which Rabbit to connect to?
> Have you looked at our Pacemaker tutorial?
> http://www.rabbitmq.com/pacemaker.html
> Cheers,
>    Marek
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