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LVM mirroring VS RAID1

Having learned a bit about LVM mirroring, I thought about replacing the current RAID-1 scheme I'm using to gain some flexibility. Problem is that according to what I found on the Internet, LVM is: ...
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How do I mirror a MySQL database?

I'm running two load balanced servers for one website, and I'd like the databases to be synchronized. Queries may be run on either of the two servers because they are both production sites, so the ...
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How to build a high availability Postfix system?

I'm needing to set up a remote mirror for a postfix server (where the content of both mail servers should be the same at any time). The idea is that if the main server comes down at some point the ...
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Using rsync and which directories should I place in my exclude file when using rsync?

I would like to use a CentOS VM for a mirrored full backup of my CentOS mail server. Both are the same version and are up-to-date. I have found that without excluding certain directories the VM backup ...
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Windows Server Almost Real-Time Directory Replication

The environment Windows 2003 R2 Standard File server Windows 2003 Web Edition server The challenge Need a way to mirror a directory (or share) from the file server to the web server. It needs to ...
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Clone/Mirror Live Linux (Debian) Server

I've probably read every serverfault article on this matter, but none seems to answer my specific question or they seem like dated methods. I have a live running debian (Lenny) system on Dell ...
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Complete copy of Ubuntu system

I have a Linode with Ubuntu installed. The machine is used for things like web sites and Minecraft. I would like to create a complete 'offline' copy of the server to test some new packages and ...
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How to transfer large files between two remotes by using a third machine?

I need to automatically mirror a large amount (terabytes) of files in two unix machines over a slow link (1 Mbps). This needs to be done frequently, but the data doesn't change too much (delta ...
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Tools to manage sql 2008 database mirroring?

We are going to be moving about 20 databases that live on a single instance of sql 2000 to a sql 2008 r2 environment with database mirroring. What I'm looking for is a tool or scripts that will help ...