[erlang-questions] auto-syncing mnesia after a network split

mats cronqvist <>
Tue Dec 2 23:33:26 CET 2008


"Felix Hamilton" <> writes:

> I have used NTP (the Network Time Protocol) quite effectively to sync
> timestamps in widely distributed systems with a fairly high degree of
> accuracy.

  i personally would not bet a dirty sock on ordering events by time
  stamps (in a distributed system). and for once Leslie Lamport seems
  to agreewith me.

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



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