[erlang-questions] global:set_lock/1 vs gen_leader & gen_paxos

Joel Reymont joelr1@REDACTED
Tue Sep 1 16:31:03 CEST 2009

I'm looking at 30+ nodes in the cluster and locking every minute or so.
Experts tell me that even then the time to acquire the global lock
should not exceed a few seconds.

On Sep 1, 2009, at 3:23 PM, Paul Mineiro wrote:

> I used global:set_lock/1 for just this purpose, but it was an  
> operation
> that happened infrequently (daily) and the number of nodes in my  
> cluster
> never exceeded 24.

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