[MarkLogic Dev General] Local-disk forest failover

Michael Blakeley mike at blakeley.com
Thu Aug 16 10:23:30 PDT 2012


No on both questions. Forest replication is just like RAID-1. You set up the mirrors, and they are exact copies.

This underscores the importance of monitoring. You want to find out about a forest failure immediately - not weeks later, when the replica fails and the whole database goes offline.

-- Mike

On 16 Aug 2012, at 08:00 , Danny Sinang wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> When a local-disk failover happens, will the replica forest (which just became the primary forest) need to reindex ?
> 
> Also, will the surviving cluster node try to replicate the new forest to some other cluster members  ?
> 
> Regards,
> Danny
> 
> 
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