[erlang-questions] Distributed application and netsplit

Imants Cekusins <>
Thu Nov 20 14:51:47 CET 2014


Hi Leonard,

Is there maybe a repo where this list's members can upload their code samples?

These are only a few files. Not sure if they merit own repo.

I email you the files in a separate message.

On 20 November 2014 14:42, Leonard Boyce <> wrote:
> Hi Imants,
>
> I'm certainly interested in this.
>
> Maybe instead of dealing with plenty of requests from interested
> parties now and in the future, it may be a good idea to just add a
> github repo with the example code?
>
> Leonard
>
> On Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 7:36 AM, Imants Cekusins <> wrote:
>> 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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