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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-12-07 21:17:17

on Wed Dec 05 2007, Rene Rivera <> wrote:

> Aleksey Gurtovoy wrote:
>> Rene Rivera wrote:
>>> Rene Rivera wrote:
>>>> Rene Rivera wrote:
>>>>> In the mean time I'd like all testers to contact me *privately* so I can
>>>>> tell you the username/password for the new location.
>>>> Never mind... Martin is setting his up without a password. So the
>>>> changes will be automatic when they happen :-)
>>> OK, changes are in. It will obviously take some time as the results are
>>> filled in again.
>> Hmm, I think a better use of more than one possible upload locations is
>> to fall back on the next one if the "preferred" one is unavailable.
>> Should Martin's machine die the same way our did, the feedback cycle
>> will be interrupted for a while again.
> Perhaps... But that would take more work to implement than I can afford
> at the moment. And we still want the ideal of bypassing FTP altogether
> with a route directly to a database.

Bitten bypasses FTP:

> Of course we will have the same weak point in relying on a single
> database point. So suggestion on how to set up a high reliability
> distributed database service are welcome.

Are you sure you aren't going overboard? Shouldn't we be equally
concerned about the fact that there's a single SVN database?

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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