[erlang-questions] Newbie question, finite state Machine failover

Jon Watte <>
Tue Sep 6 23:09:41 CEST 2011


Stateful, as in the fail-over needs to be "hot" and "online" and replicating
the state of the first application faithfully?

The danger with such approaches is that, if the state becomes corrupt
through some chain of events, then the replicated copy may also be corrupt,
and the "slave" crashes when the "master" crashes. It still works great in
case of hardware failure on the master instance, of course.

Sincerely,

jw


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On Sun, Sep 4, 2011 at 9:06 AM, Thomas Elsgaard
<>wrote:

> Hi
>
> I am looking into using erlang for a FSM (finite state machine) and i will
> need to implement a statefull failover mechanism between two physical
> servers, which approch would you recommend for this? Any Best practice
> advices?
>
> Thomas
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