One solution to deploy MySQL server with HA Management server.
I’m using CloudStack for some months now and our cloud is close to going live. It’s an awesome piece of software that is just rock solid :-). One thing I couldn’t really find is how to create high available management servers with automatic failover. I’ve come up with a solution that I’ll share in this blog post.
From the CloudStack manual:
The CloudStack Management Server should be deployed in a multi-node configuration such that it is not susceptible to individual server failures. (…) MySQL may be configured to use replication to provide for a manual failover in the event of database loss.
Of course, when building a cloud one cannot just have one management server, as that would create a big single-point-of-failure . Even though there is no impact on already running VM’s, you and your customers, for example, won’t be able to stop and start VM’s. The manual…
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