[zeromq-dev] data sync across multiple machines

Martin Sustrik sustrik at 250bpm.com
Sat Aug 6 10:06:00 CEST 2011


On 08/06/2011 02:21 AM, Dilshod wrote:

> I was doing research on how to keep cache demons in sync across multiple
> machines (5-10). In this environment any machine could fall off the
> scene and reappear, so address auto-discovery is essential.

Keeping a cluster in sync is a theoretically hard problem. I would 
suggest looking at the literature first, to find out whether you set of 
requirements is at least doable. For starters, have a look at CAP theorem:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CAP_theorem

Martin




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