[sheepdog-users] Is it possible to run sheepdog farm without zookeeper/corosync?

Hitoshi Mitake mitake.hitoshi at gmail.com
Fri Jun 6 07:00:46 CEST 2014

Hi Marcin,

On Tue, Jun 3, 2014 at 4:55 PM, Marcin Mirosław <marcin at mejor.pl> wrote:
> W dniu 02.06.2014 15:39, Andrew J. Hobbs pisze:
>> Without using a cluster management system you are only going to be able
>> to operate on a single physical device.  Using corosync has proven
>> unreliable in production.  That leaves zookeeper.  I'm not a fan of Java
>> either, but sometimes you bite the bullet and drive on.
> Hi!
> Thanks you for all replies. I hoped I can avoid using zookeeper, so
> worse I can't use corosync on many hosts because there is working
> heartbeat 2.x on it.
> Hmm, I can see in source tree "shepherd", it is described also as
> "cluster driver". I'll try to run shepherd and got:"
> ** WARNING: shepherd is still only suitable for testing and review **
> ". Does it means it works a little?:) Will be development of shepherd
> continued or there was no time to get rid it?

Currently, shepherd is not maintained well. It is not ready for
serious use. I'll resume the work after major todos can be completed.


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