[Mediawiki-l] Load Balancing?

Russ Lavoie rlavoie at ncsoft.com
Wed Jan 24 18:27:07 UTC 2007

So what I am getting from all of these posts is to use rsync for the
frontend and mysql clustering for the backend...  Is there any other way
to get this working with a better solution other than rsync?  



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On 24/01/07, Sullivan, James (NIH/CIT) [C] <sullivan at mail.nih.gov>
> How do you synchronize the MySQL?  Or are you using a single remote
> MySQL server that all servers use.

Wikimedia uses a single master and multiple slaves in a replication
environment. Our biggest wiki, the English Wikipedia, has a separate
master to that of the other wikis, and a separate slave cluster, I

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