Moving darkserver to a staging instance

Kushal Das kushaldas at
Thu Mar 15 07:05:19 UTC 2012

On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 12:16 AM, Kevin Fenzi <kevin at> wrote:
> On Wed, 14 Mar 2012 11:45:40 +0530
> Kushal Das <kushaldas at> wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 4:12 AM, Kevin Fenzi <kevin at> wrote:
>> >
>> > So, from my discussions with you on IRC, I think:
>> >
>> > We setup a single instance for this.
>> > We put it behind our proxy servers to allow for some caching at a
>> > local area level.
>> I have a few questions on load balancing. Say if we have only one
>> instance and it goes down for some reason, it will not get the records
>> from koji during downtime.
> yeah. After talking on IRC with you it sounds like we are going to
> change things so the koji plugin is the thing that directly talks to
> the db, so it shouldn't result in any loss if the frontend is down.
>> So if we have a load balancer and more than 1 instance (say 2) , will
>> the load balancer push all requests to the live instance ?
>> If yes, then having a load balancer is a good idea.
> It would.
> Would this be useful for end users? Or would it be ok to have limited
> downtime and they would just retry again later?
For starting we can have only one instance. If we get enough requests
saying the users/tool can not have downtime then we might move to load



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