CTDB - the 'Mainz' plan for clustered Samba
idra at samba.org
Sun Oct 1 13:31:07 GMT 2006
On Sun, 2006-10-01 at 16:48 +1000, tridge at samba.org wrote:
> > Can you elaborate more on the role of the LMASTER? If LMASTER assignment
> > is per-record, how do I figure out which LMASTER to contact to find the
> > DMASTER for a particular record?
> It's just a hash on the key for the record. That's what I mean by
> "The LMASTER for a particular record is determined solely by the
> number of virtual nodes in the cluster and the key for the record."
> so simplest algorithm would be
> LMASTER = hash(key) % numnodes
So what happen if you add or remove a node?
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