[erlang-questions] Distributed application and netsplit

Imants Cekusins <>
Thu Nov 20 13:36:03 CET 2014


Working two-application (supervisor, worker) sample code is available.

It works with nodes shut down and in the case of netsplit.

Email me if you are interested.

On 20 November 2014 04:49, Zulfiqer Sekender <> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am too waiting for this. Could you please let me know in which version of
> Erlang/OTP, this will be included and approximately when that version can be
> released?
> Thanks.
>
> -
> Zulfiqer
>
>> Date: Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:18:08 -0800
>> From: 
>> To: 
>> Subject: Re: [erlang-questions] Distributed application and netsplit
>>
>> > The problem is, once the net split has been detected, how then to
>> > manually shutdown the unwanted application instance(s) in such a way that
>> > the distributed application failover continues to work from that point
>> > forward.
>> >
>> > The OP already has application-specific code which is able to detect
>> > that a net split / split brain scenario has occurred.
>> >
>> > Furthermore, the OP is "ok" writing application specific code to attempt
>> > to resolve the situation at that point.
>> >
>> > The question is, what is the "best" way to go about doing that?
>>
>>
>>
>> thanks.
>>
>> ok so it sounds like more clearly what we want is to know that OTP has
>> been designed / will be updated to handle this at the level of it
>> "going back to normal" at the OTP level, leaving the actual "sync up"
>> part to the individual applications that use OTP.
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