[erlang-questions] New tutorial about server clustering

Christoph Dornheim <>
Wed Apr 18 18:57:23 CEST 2007


Hi,

I have just added a tutorial "A framework for clustering 
generic server instances" to trapexit.org that can be found at

http://wiki.trapexit.org/index.php/Category:HowTo

It describes and presents a module (in fact, a behaviour) that 
I have written for running servers in a cluster to increase 
availability. The key idea is to run several servers simultaneously 
one of which is the primary server while the others are only background 
servers waiting to become the primary one when the current primary server 
fails.

Any comments or ideas for improvements are welcome!


BTW, I tried to upload the source files to trapexit, but my files ending 
with '.erl' are rejected. However, copy-paste will do fine if you want to 
use the module.

Best regards,

Christoph




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