High Availability approaches for Cyrus

Simpson, John R john_simpson at reyrey.com
Mon Mar 15 15:29:34 EDT 2010

> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Madden [mailto:jmadden at ivytech.edu]
> Sent: Monday, March 15, 2010 2:07 PM
> To: Simpson, John R
> Cc: info-cyrus at lists.andrew.cmu.edu
> Subject: Re: High Availability approaches for Cyrus
> > - We have three Cyrus servers, each with a single large mailstore.
> >  Would there be a significant advantage to splitting them into multiple
> > smaller mailstores?  We're using Perdition but not Murder / Aggregator.
> Murder rocks, IMO, well worth the learning curve of the setup.  If
> you're going to take the extra step of doing HA for your storage nodes,
> I think Murder makes even more sense.
> We deployed our Murder cluster back in November and recently cut off
> access to our old Cyrus (single instance, multiple-spool) system and 6
> nodes with FC meta partitions and SATA storage partitions plus a single
> frontend absolutely rocks for our over 450,000 users (2.6m mailboxes).
> We don't do HA but Murder makes it easy to do if needed.
> John

Thank you, John.  I'm not a Cyrus expert but I'll be working with our Cyrus team on this project.  I'll definitely bring up Murder

> --
> John Madden
> Sr UNIX Systems Engineer
> Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana
> jmadden at ivytech.edu

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