[MediaWiki-l] synchronizing two MW servers

Bill Traynor btraynor at gmail.com
Fri Oct 31 14:45:32 UTC 2014


Forget the SAN question, apparently that's not shareable either.  So I
think I'm stuck with implementing an rsync script to keep my app
servers synced.

On Fri, Oct 31, 2014 at 10:43 AM, Bill Traynor <btraynor at gmail.com> wrote:
> I've been told that NFS is NOT allowed in the environment where I'm
> configuring my wiki.  Can the /images directory reside on shared SAN
> mount?  Or, am I better off just writing an rsync script to keep the
> application servers synced?
>
> Thanks
> Bill
>
>
> On Thu, Oct 23, 2014 at 2:21 PM, Dave Humphrey <dave at uesp.net> wrote:
>> We (www.uesp.net) have a similar MediaWiki setup and here is roughly how we
>> have set it up (whether it is a "good" design is another question):
>>
>>    - Multiple content servers running Apache with identical copies of the
>> MediaWiki PHP files
>>    - Squid load balancer in front of the content servers
>>    - All content servers use the same memcached server for cache
>>    - PHP sessions shared via NFS
>>    - Images shared via NFS (./images/ linked to NFS shared directory )
>>    - Local file cache turned off
>>
>> The files shared via NFS are on a different server. This has worked well
>> for us and there is only very rarely an issue with the cached content of
>> certain pages (usually cleared up with a purge for that page).
>>
>> On 23 October 2014 12:09, Bill Traynor <btraynor at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> I have 2 application servers behind a load-balancer that both point to
>>> a 3rd server where the database lives.  I'm curious if there are any
>>> best practices around keeping the two MediaWiki servers synchronized?
>>>
>>> I found Extension:WikiSync
>>> (http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:WikiSync) but it doesn't look
>>> like it's still developed.
>>>
>>> I assume Wikimedia does this now, anyone know how?
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>> Bill
>>>
>>> _______________________________________________
>>> MediaWiki-l mailing list
>>> To unsubscribe, go to:
>>> https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/mediawiki-l
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Dave Humphrey -- dave at uesp.net
>> Founder/Server Admin of the Unofficial Elder Scrolls Pages -- www.uesp.net
>> www.viud.net - Building the world's toughest USB drive
>> _______________________________________________
>> MediaWiki-l mailing list
>> To unsubscribe, go to:
>> https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/mediawiki-l



More information about the MediaWiki-l mailing list