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FreeBSD & Carp – failover and load balancing

FreeBSD supports CARP (Common Address Redundancy Protocol) and has done for many years now. We’ve been using it here at Gconnect as part of our ‘Mailout’ system with no issues at all and it’s served use well since FreeBSD version … Continue reading

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Perl DBI MySQL failover databases

Further to the last post on Eval, here is how we can try server A, then if it fails, use server B instead. The hub of the issue is ‘or die’ , ‘or warn’ and ‘or’. Here is my test … Continue reading

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