[erlang-questions] Fishing for best practices: distributed twin processes!
Tue Sep 25 18:27:30 CEST 2012
Thank you all for answers.
The dying VM will of course not send anything, it's dead. Your node,
> however, knows of all the links and monitors its processes has with other
> nodes. It will detect that it has lost contact with the other node and and
> then send the exit signals and monitor information to its local processes.
> This may take some time before it happens.
Robert, could you please clarify what 'some time' may mean? I'm wondering
if it's better:
- to have all processes linked between nodes, and receive the failover
signal (may be thousands of them)
- to have a single 'node monitoring' process which will then deal with a
Any input welcome :)
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