[Sheepdog] questions from a newbie
morita.kazutaka at lab.ntt.co.jp
Sat Sep 24 05:55:48 CEST 2011
At Wed, 21 Sep 2011 10:26:39 -0700,
Wenhao Xu wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 2:08 AM, MORITA Kazutaka <
> morita.kazutaka at lab.ntt.co.jp> wrote:
> > > 5. Corosync uses multicast to do communications. However, in data center,
> > > multicast may be disabled on the switch/router. Is it easy to replace
> > > corosync with another engine to manage the node membership, e.g.
> > zookeeper?
> > > I would be very happy to contribute on this part.
> > I think it is not so difficult. We have a plan to introduce a cluster
> > driver which abstracts cluster management, and move all corosync
> > related codes to the driver. I think we can support zookeeper in the
> > driver.
> This sounds great. Is the cluster driver interface available now? Having a
> concept of cluster driver really helps.
No, though it should have been implemented already in our plan...
After we finish fixing cluster start-up problems in other threads,
I'll post RFC about the cluster driver interface, which is on my disk
in incomplete state.
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